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  • Chinese Inscription on the Lacquerware unearthed from Mongolia

    2016-5-31 00:00

    The Mongolian-French joint archaeological expedition carried out excavation at the Gol Mod I site in Central Mongolia (Khairkhan sum, Arkhangai aimag) from 2000 to 2010. The Gol mod I site is a mortua ...

  • Jade and gold clothes of a prince's wife

    2016-5-18 16:49

    An exhibition featuring gold and silver wares, jade wares and weapons unearthed from tombs of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC- 220AD) launched in Changsha in Hunan province today.

  • Adventure in Sanmenxia

    2016-5-9 15:03

    Sanmenxia city is home to China’s first modern water control project, the Sanmenxia Dam, that was built on the border between Henan and Shanxi province. This is also where China’s all important Yell ...

  • Journey to the Heart of Kung Fu

    2016-5-9 14:59

    Whether you are a martial arts enthusiast, a martial arts movie fan or just plain curious about Shaolin - the name synonymous with the ancient Chinese art of Kung Fu - make it a point not to miss a tr ...

  • Must-see museums in Henan

    2016-5-9 14:57

    Steeped in history, culture and rich in art, Henan has a plethora of museums with distinct themes. For those who are yearning for an educational and eye-opening trip, each city of this province has so ...

  • Exploring Ancient Capital Cities

    2016-5-9 14:49

    Travelers wanting to experience a holiday with a difference should mark down the central Chinese province of Henan. With its rich history and culture, Henan offers the unique opportunity to step back ...

  • Feature: Ancient shipwreck unlocks secrets of Maritime Silk Road

    2016-5-7 15:24

    by Xinhua writer Hu Tao GUANGZHOU, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Groping in the frigid darkness in the South China Sea, underwater archeologist Sun Jian suddenly touched something in 20-meter deep waters. "It ...

  • Maritime Silk Road

    2016-4-28 23:36

    The maritime Silk Road was a conduit for trade and cultural exchange between China's south-eastern coastal areas and foreign countries. There were two major routes: the East China Sea Silk Route and t ...

  • Khotan King in Dunhuang Mural

    2016-4-28 16:56

    ManyDunhuangmuralswoulddepictpatronsandrelatedfigures.Thesefiguresarecollectivelyreferredtoas‘donorimages’.OntheonehanddonorsbelievethattoconstructcavesandcreateBuddhistimagesisawaytoincreasefortune ...

  • Crystal necklace unearthed from a Tang Dynasty lady’s tomb

    2015-6-2 15:07

    Necklaces and bracelets have been very popular since ancient times. How exquisite are Tang Dynasty jewelries? Recently, the Xi'an Institute of Archaeology announced the archaeological achievements of ...

  • Discovering beauties on the silk road

    2015-5-4 15:51

    By Deng Zhangyu (China Daily Africa) Cities along the Silk Road are enormous treasure troves of history, culture, architecture and the arts. A photography competition held by the imaging and optical ...

  • The international Seminar of Shenmu Shimao site was held

    2013-1-1 00:00

    From August 16th to 19th,the international seminar entitled the Early-Period Stone City and the Civilization Advancement ——the international Seminar of Shenmu Shimao site was held at the site location county, Shenmu County, Shaanxi, China.

  • mine in Afghanistan unearths 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery

    2010-11-15 15:40

    A Chinese company digging an unexploited copper mine in Afghanistan has unearthed ancient statues of Buddha in a sprawling 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery.Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major 7th century B.C. religious site a