By Natsume S?seki
Ten Nights' goals and Our Cat's Grave as translated by means of Sankichi Hata and Dofu Shirai.
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The Hunan Provincial Museum in Changsha City is unusual in that it was built specifically to house the finds from the Han-period Mawangdui Tomb. Another special m useum - in L uoyang City, Henan fig. 100 Province - is that of a Han-period tomb mound which has been removed from its original location and reconstructed in a park to display its interior paintings. Museums have also been established at many archaeological sites: Banpo, Tahe, Zhoukoudian, Yinxu, Zhangjiapo, and the Shang Palace Museum in figs 16, 43.
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Ten Nights' Dreams and Our Cat's Grave by Natsume S?seki