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Site of Suoyang CityField Archaeological Excavation of Taer Temple in the World Heritage Site Suoyang city, Gansu 2020-03-13
September 16th 2019, the first systematic archaeologicalexcavation of the ancient Suoyang city, a World HeritageSite, is officially launched. The ancient Suoyang city islocated in Guazhou County of Jiuquan City, Gansu Province.As a well-preserved ancient

Site of Xuanquan Posthouse"Fusion of Colors: Special Exhibition on the Civilization of the Silk Road" Launched 2020-03-13
From November 1st, the Arthur M. SacklerMuseum of Art and Archaeology at Peking Universitylaunched its exhibition of the year:"Fusion of Colors: Special Exhibition on the Civilizationof the Silk Road". The exhibition is jointlyorganised by Pekin

Site of Xuanquan Posthouse"Xuanquan Han Dynasty Bamboo Slips" and "Yumen Guan Han Dynasty Bamboo Slips" Provide New Materials for the Study of the Silk Road 2020-03-13
On D ecember 18, the press conference on the achievements of"Xuanquan Han Dynasty Bamboo Slips" and "Yumen Guan Han DynastyBamboo Slips" was held in Lanzhou, Gansu province. The two books arethe latest major achievements of the G ansu

Site of Dingding Gate,Luoyang City of Sui and Tang DynastiesYingtianmen site museum opens to public in Henan 2019-11-04
Photo taken on Oct 15, 2019 shows the city gate of the Yingtianmen site museum of the National Archaeological Site Park of Sui-Tang Luoyang City in Luoyang city, Central China's Henan province. In recent days, the Yingtianmen site museum of the park opene

Maijishan Cave-Temple ComplexChina uses drones to protect ancient grottoes 2019-03-25
LANZHOU, March 25 (Xinhua) -- In an effort to better protect ancient relics remotely located in deep mountains and forests, experts are turning to drones for assistance.The Maijishan grottoes, over 1,600 years old, are carved in the caves of an isolated m

Site of Bashbaliq CityGround Paved with High Standard Lotus Pattern Bricks of Tang Dynasty Discovered on the Site of Bashbaliq City 2018-12-19
On September 13, the largest archaeological excavation onthe Site of BashbaliqCity achieved gratifying results. The relicsunearthed onthe site not only include coins of Kaiyuan Tongbao, eaves tilefragments, and pantile fragments, but also the groundpavedw

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The selected works of Collection of the International Photographic Exhibition Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Inscription on World Heritage List of the Silk Road

《锦绣山河》摄影:吴春英Brocaded Mountains©Wu Chunying《谁持彩带当空舞》摄影:李润春Coloured Ribbons Above©Li RunchunGuozi Valley in Snow©Cao Jiyun《雪漫果子沟》摄影:曹继云Tian-Shan Wranger©Wu Chunying《天山牧马

One millennium ago in Luo-yang, a disastrous fire burnt down the once highest pagoda in Chinese history

The Disastrous FireApril 15, 2019, the renowned Notre Dame de Paris was suddenlyswallowed by fire and smoke that permeated all over around,destroyed its central spire and wooden roof. Located on an islandof the River Seine, the architecture

The selected works of Collection of the International Photographic Exhibition Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Inscription on World Heritage List of the Silk Road (Monuments and Sites)

The selected works of Collection of the International Photographic ExhibitionCommemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Inscription on World Heritage List of theSilk Road (Monuments and Sites)《远逝的诵经声》摄影:吴俊瑞Elapsed Sutra Chanting

Four new archaeological achievements conŽrm the integration and exchange on the ancient Silk Road

On November 22, the National Administration of Cultural Heritage's fourth phase of the "Archaeological China" major projectnew p rogress meeting, released F our ne w archaeological achievements such as follows: The tombs of ChashanVilla

Towering discoveries

Keyak Khduk, the ruins of a Tang Dynasty (618-907) beacon tower in Yuli county, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.New archaeological findings in Northwest China cast fresh light on the cultures that thrived along the Silk Road, Wang Kaihao r