A Legacy of Elegance: Oracle Bones Collection from The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Edited by Li Zong-kun, Ho Pik Ki

The Chinese University Press, 2017


This publication is the product of several auspicious occasions. United College celebrated its sixtieth anniversary in 2016-2017, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong Library marked this occasion by carrying out preservation work and cataloguing the collection of forty-four oracle bones, which comprised the majority of this study. The remaining twenty-seven oracle bones belong to the Art Museum, which is pleased to publish them jointly to celebrate the golden anniversary of the Institute of Chinese Studies, of which the museum is an integral part. 

The book consists of two parts: introduction to oracle bones by Dr. Li Zong-kun of Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei and two essays written by Dr. Ho Pik Ki Peggy of the Art Museum, CUHK reveal the close relationship between and achievement of oracle-bones studies and art of the University.

Library call number: PL2456 .C55 2017