Published on the occasion of an exhibition opening at the ArtScience Museum, Singapore, Feb. 2011.
"Cloth edition distributed by Smithsonian Books through Random House"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-295) and index.
Introduction : ships in the Nanhai / Wang Gungwu -- Rare and strange goods : international trade in ninth-century Asia / John Guy -- Dating the Belitung shipwreck / J. Keith Wilson and Michael Flecker -- Chinese ceramics in the late Tang dynasty / Regina Krahl -- Pearl cups like the moon : the Abbasid reception of Chinese ceramics / Jessica Hallett -- Metal objects on the Belitung shipwreck / François Louis -- A ninth-century Arab shipwreck in Indonesia : the first archaeological evidence of direct trade with China / Michael Flecker -- The jewel of Muscat : reconstructing a ninth-century sewn-plank boat / Tom Vosmer -- The navigational route of the Belitung shipwreck and the late Tang ceramic trade / Hsieh Ming-liang -- Tang dynasty Changsha ceramics / Liu Yang -- White ware with green décor / Hsieh Ming-liang -- Chemical fingerprinting : tracing the origins of the green-splashed white ware / Li Baoping, Chen Yuh-shiow, and Nigel Wood -- Green wares of southern China / Regina Krahl -- White wares of northern China / Regina Krahl -- Tang blue-and-white / Regina Krahl -- Bronze mirrors / François Louis -- Gold and silver wares on the Belitung shipwreck / Qi Dongfang.