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7 - The dynasty next to the Yin was the Zhou dynasty."
   In the Zhou dynasty, people made many bronze vessels,weapons,
   musical instruments and so on.
   This is the most famous vessel. These characters are on the vessel inside.
   This character is "a person" in profile (in a side view).

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  8 - I wrote these characters
   on the model of the characters
   inside the bronze vessel.
   



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9 - In 1973, the characters on the cloth of silk were discovered.
   They were the oldest handwriting in the Eastern Zhou dynasty.

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  10 - I wrote these characters
   on the model of
   the oldest handwriting.
   



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  11 - In the Eastern Zhou dynasty, people carved the characters directly on the stone.

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  12 - I wrote these characters
   on the model of the characters
   on the old stone.

     

  
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  13 - The dynasty next to the Zhou was the Qin dynasty in 220 BC.
   The Emperor of this dynasty is very famous for building
   the long and strong wall.
   He made iron measure on which official documents were written.

          
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14 - These were the characters on the pieces of bamboo in the Qin dynasty.
   

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  15 - I wrote these characters on the model of
   the handwriting on the bamboo.
   You can see another style of the characters,
   "person" and "woman" here.
   Please remember the characters on the bronze vessel.