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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

    2020-3-13 17:21

    《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《天山牧马图》摄影:吴春英Sandspring in Heihe River©Li Yulong

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

    2020-3-13 16:38

    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 was well known

  • 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)

    2020-3-13 11:39

    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©Wu Junrui《关城夕阳》摄影:杨

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

    2020-3-13 11:22

    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 ChashanVillage,Tianzh

  • Towering discoveries

    2019-12-30 16:19

    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 reports.In popul

  • Digging deeper

    2019-12-30 15:41

    Bronze chimes unearthed from the tomb of the Marquis Haihun.Several sites of historical importance around the world have been awarded recognition by the Shanghai Archaeology Forum as locations that reveal the bigger picture about early-stage globalization

  • The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

    2019-11-22 10:16

    The eating habits of the ancient Greeksare fascinating for so many reasons. They had an impressively varied diet by any measure, but it naturally contrasted in many ways to ours — with the most characteristic difference being that they ate much less than

  • Megadrought likely triggered the fall of the Assyrian Empire

    2019-11-22 09:54

    The Neo-Assyrian Empire, centered in northern Iraq and extending from Iran to Egypt -- the largest empire of its time -- collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E. Despite a plethora of cuneifor

  • Mesopotamia: The Land Between Two Rivers

    2019-11-22 09:43

    Reference Article: Facts about Mesopotamia.

  • Travelers in time

    2019-11-4 10:11

    Visitors view exhibits of the ongoing show,The History and Culture of Zhejiang Province, at the Capital Museum in Beijing. People will be able to "travel" through seven millennia and delve into the ancient history of this eastern province in det

  • Unearthing emotions

    2019-11-4 10:01

    Aged 6,000: The Stories of the Cultural Relics.A father-daughter duo-an archaeologist and an illustrator-team up for new book on the history of cultural relics, Mei Jia reports.When archaeologist and art historian Zheng Yan tries to convey information abo

  • Ancient City of 'Mahendraparvata' Hidden Beneath Cambodian Jungle

    2019-10-30 16:45

    Q&A with Agnete Lassen, associate curator of the Yale Babylonian Collection.

  • Assyrian Tablets Contain Earliest Written Record of Aurora’s Sky Glow

    2019-10-30 16:26

    Carved references to an aurora predate known records by nearly a century.

  • Biblical War Revealed on 2,800-Year-Old Stone Altar

    2019-10-17 18:03

    The altar reveals new details about a rebellion against the Kingdom of Israel.

  • Inscription Reveals Final Years of Life in Pompeii Before the City Was Buried in Ash

    2019-10-17 17:54

    Pompeii was buried in ash in A.D. 79 in the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.(Image: © Eric VANDEVILLE/Getty Images)In the decades before the city ofPompeiiwas buried in ash by the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, everyday lif