Oval liang measure by intrinsic degree of 26th year, Qin dynamics (221-207 BCE)
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Oval, with a handle. There is an inscription on the outer wall, which reads: “In 26 years, the emperor will be both a vassal and a vassal of the world, and Da’an, the head of Guizhou, will be designated as the emperor. This is the imperial edict, which is like a prime minister. There are different ways to measure the amount. Those who apologize for doubts are all clear.”. It is recorded that in the 26th year of the reign of King Qin (221 B.C.), the rulers of various countries were unified, and the people were at peace and established the title of “Emperor”. So Wei Xiang, the prime minister, and Wang Wan were instructed to formulate standard measurements, so that those that were not unified or in doubt could be clearly unified. The First Emperor of Qin abolished feudalism, established prefectures and counties, and centralized the central government on the basis of system unification. The measures taken by the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, namely, “one law, one ruler of the stone, one track of the car, and one text of the book”, witnessed the edict of unified measurement issued by the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, which was engraved on a large number of standard instruments of measurement, and the edict was contained in the measurement of the Qin Dynasty. The Records of the Historian records that the prime minister of Qin Shihuang
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