The script found on these bones is archaic but is definitely Chinese script and able to be read.
Finally, King Xuan r. At Yin Xu, near Angyang, excavations have revealed instruments from the Shang period such as the ocarina a wind instrumentdrums, and cymbals. Yet the total number of decipherable characters of Oracle Bone Inscriptions was about Three kinds of characters were used—pictographs, ideograms, and phonograms—and those records are the earliest known writing in China.
During the period of the Zhou dynasty, there were main events which occurred in two stages. Shang dynasty c. Thus the Qin became a close ally to the Zhou and they also had marriage relations with the Zhou ruling class.
Editorial Review This Article has been reviewed for accuracy, reliability and adherence to academic standards prior to publication. Handicraft industry of Shang Dynasty run by the feudal official was also flourishing.