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Luolocked

  • Alan R. Thrasher

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Categorical term for Chinese gongs, each preceded by a prefix to designate type, size, or regional variant. Chinese gongs are made from ‘resonant bronze’ (xiangtong), an alloy of approximately 77 parts copper to 23 parts tin. They are hammered into various dish-shaped or basin-shaped structures, with the rims turned back....

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