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had bows made of animal sinew and horn or bone with wood. It gave the bow more power than a wooden bow would. They keep the bows small enough to shoot while standing in the chariot.The oldest form of Chinese writing is found as inscriptions of divination records on the bones or shells of animals called oracle bones. The writing found on the bones show complexity. The language of it was similar to modern Chinese writing system. The oracle bones were especially used by Chinese kings. The kings believed that if they could predict the future by the bones. They would write their name on it and a question and heat the bone. They would observe the shape of the crack, which was believed to provide an answer to theirquestion. Toward the end of the dynasty the practice of divination was reserved for the king alone. The Shang created a lunar calendar, based on the cycles of the moon that was used to predict and record important events especially planting and harvesting of crops. Because
Wilson 3lunar years are shorter than solar years, which are based on the Earth’s orbit of the sun,

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