N°08336
Element Chinese Zhusuan, knowledge and practices of mathematical calculation through the abacus (China)
Inscribed in 2013 (8.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title as submitted EN: Various kinds of abacus conserved in China Abacus Museum, basically including the practical type and the decorative type; for the latter, the abacus was engraved on jewelries or carved on ornaments for display.