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The South saw few major painters in the 5th century, but the settled reign of Liang
Wu Ti in the 6th produced a number of notable figures, among ... Painters
practicing foreign techniques were active at the northern courts in the 6th century.
the early 4th century, were models of weapons, personal ornaments, and
furniture; they were followed by those representing animals (notably horses),
human beings, and houses. During the middle 5th and 6th centuries, numer- By
courtesy of ...
These inventions probably came from Central Asia; the Huns, for example, knew
the saddle, horseshoes, and stirrups in the 5th century ad. In the 6th century bc,
wheels with 34 spokes were buried in the Altai Mountains. The Chinese made ...
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