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Shang Dynasty

Government Had a Monarch/ king Used shells as currency Shang kings had to have strong armies
Religions Performed human sacrifices when a new royal house was built Human sacrifices were a part of burials They used oracle bones to speak/ or ask for advise from their ancestors
Stable Food Supply Shang kings were buried with or near bronze vessels containing food farmers worked small plots of land growing millet, wheat, barley, fruit, rice, and nuts.
Writing inscriptions on oracle bones used logographs which are characters that stand for words
Art & Archetecture There were artisans whom worked with bronze, pottery, stone, and jade The palace in Shang Capital City was built with mud-plastered walls and held up by wood posts Had sculptures, ornaments,animal masks
Technology They had weapons and armor made from bronze and shells and they also had chariots they had bronze workers who made the weapons and such
Social Structure They had nobles, craftspeople, traders, farmers, and slaves. They had six social classes that they where divided into
Created by: daytimedarkness



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