Oracle Bone Script

Ginza, Tokyo - Seal Carving Exhibition - April 2011

Seal Carving Exhibition in Ginza, Tokyo, 2011. April.

By Ponte Ryūrui / 05/04/2011 /

This time we would like to invite you on a virtual tour to a seal carving exhibition that took place in Tokyo, in April 2011. Some 400 seal imprints were displayed, as well as around

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Oracle Bone Script

By Beyond Calligraphy / 05/03/2010 /

Before we dive into the vast world of core calligraphy styles in a strict sense, let me introduce you to the grandfather of all scripts: oracle bone and tortoise shell script (亀甲獣骨文字, kikkou juukotsu moji). In short, oracle bone inscriptions are called koukotsubun (甲骨文) in Japanese, which translates to “text (文, bun) on shells (甲,…

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