The origins of the I Ching can be traced back over 3,000 years to the Zhou dynasty in China, and its verbal traditions are probably far older than that.
copper alloys by the Eastern Zhou period.
The oldest written record we have is from the Chinese Zhou dynasty of about 3,000 years ago.
The origin of I Ching is obscured in oral tradition but was first mentioned in text some 3,000 years ago during the Chinese Zhou Dynasty.
Chinese masks appeared during the Shang and Zhou dynasty, nearly 3,500 years ago.