The Establishment of Malacca Sultanate: From the Triumph of Commerce to the Conquest of Malacca from Early 15th to 16th Centuries
The Establishment of Malacca Sultanate: From the Triumph of Commerce to the Conquest of Malacca from Early 15th to 16th Centuries

The Establishment of Malacca Sultanate: From the Triumph of Commerce to the Conquest of Malacca from Early 15th to 16th Centuries

When recollecting the establishment of Malacca sultanate, we should trace it back to the ancient sources of Srivijaya kingdom and…

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From Turmoil towards Imperial Taste of Southern Song dynasty:  An Impressive Hu-Shaped ‘Guanyao’ Vase with Moulded-Peony Design
From Turmoil towards Imperial Taste of Southern Song dynasty: An Impressive Hu-Shaped ‘Guanyao’ Vase with Moulded-Peony Design

From Turmoil towards Imperial Taste of Southern Song dynasty: An Impressive Hu-Shaped ‘Guanyao’ Vase with Moulded-Peony Design

The vase is thinly potted with ovoid pear-shaped body rising elegantly from a short recessed foot to the flaring trumpet-shaped…

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An Affection of a Father: The Way of Hendra Gunawan To Express the Role of a Father’s Affection in Familial Survival
An Affection of a Father: The Way of Hendra Gunawan To Express the Role of a Father's Affection in Familial Survival

An Affection of a Father: The Way of Hendra Gunawan To Express the Role of a Father’s Affection in Familial Survival

Essay As a celebrated Indonesian painter, Hendra Gunawan (1918 – 1983 AD), uses different ways of outward expression to illustrate…

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An Archaeological Divine Animal of Chinese Buddhist:  A Qingbai-glazed One-Horned ‘Pixiu’ Censer and Cover of Yuan Period
An Archaeological Divine Animal of Chinese Buddhist: A Qingbai-glazed One-Horned ‘Pixiu’ Censer and Cover of Yuan Period

An Archaeological Divine Animal of Chinese Buddhist: A Qingbai-glazed One-Horned ‘Pixiu’ Censer and Cover of Yuan Period

With shallow rounded sides rising from a straight foot ring to a flared everted rim, finely painted in vibrant tones…

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From Indignity to Sovereignty: The Defeat of The Great Mongols Troops in Java and The Establishment of Majapahit Kingdom
From Indignity to Sovereignty: The Defeat of The Great Mongols Troops in Java and The Establishment of Majapahit Kingdom

From Indignity to Sovereignty: The Defeat of The Great Mongols Troops in Java and The Establishment of Majapahit Kingdom

The Mongol explosion laid the foundations for more human interactions on a global scale, extending and intensifying the world network…

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The Heritage of Mongol in Srivijaya Empire: The Iconography of Chinese Buddhist on Celadon Lotus-Shaped Flower Petal Jar
The Heritage of Mongol in Srivijaya Empire: The Iconography of Chinese Buddhist on Celadon Lotus-Shaped Flower Petal Jar

The Heritage of Mongol in Srivijaya Empire: The Iconography of Chinese Buddhist on Celadon Lotus-Shaped Flower Petal Jar

With heavily potted and ovoid body standing on a narrow foot, surmounted by a straight neck with an outward-turned mouth…

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