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Settlement goes back at least 7,000 years in Henan

An ancient settlement site dating to the middle Neolithic period was recently unearthed in Balizhuang, Anyang, Henan province. An ancient settlement site dating to the middle Neolithic period was recently unearthed in Balizhuang, Anyang, Henan province.A


Field Archaeological Excavation of Taer Temple in the World Heritage Site Suoyang city, Gansu

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

"Fusion of Colors: Special Exhibition on the Civilization of the Silk Road" Launched

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

"Xuanquan Han Dynasty Bamboo Slips" and "Yumen Guan Han Dynasty Bamboo Slips" Provide New Materials for the Study of the Silk Road

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

Yingtianmen site museum opens to public in Henan

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

Ground Paved with High Standard Lotus Pattern Bricks of Tang Dynasty Discovered on the Site of Bashbaliq City

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

In pictures:Maijishan Cave-Temple Complex

TheMaijishanCave-TempleComplex,builtandcarvedfrom mid-5thcenturyto13thcenturyAD,isthesecondlargestBud- dhistCave-TempleComplexinHosiCorridor,secondtoDun- huangMogaoCaves.Itisarepresentativecave-templecomplex ofWesternWeiandNorthernZhoudynastiesanddemonstr

Relevant Heritage


Chilhujrais an outstanding architectural monument, one of the key in the early medieval Central Asia valuable for its original architecture, making significant adjustments to the dating of the appearance of some architectural details.Chilhujraalso gave ma

Mausoleum of Emperor Huang

Mausoleum of Emperor HuangThe mausoleum of Emperor Huang is the tomb of the first Chinese ancestor--Emperor Huang's imperial mausoleum, locating at the top of Qiao Shan Mountain in the north of the Huang Ling county in Shaanxi Province. It is called ‘the

Tibet to invest 40 mln yuan to protect world heritage temple

Jokhang Temple in Lhasa,Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region. Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region plans to invest over 40 million yuan (about $5.6 million) to protect the Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site in the old city of the regio

Online show of Terracotta Warriors

The Terracotta Warriors museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province.The Terracotta Warriors museum in China's northwestern city of Xi'an is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.However, few are lucky enough to visit it in person, with th

More Terracotta Warriors emerge from the trenches

Archaeologists have unearthed another army of Terracotta Warriors in their campaign to shed light on history. About 200 more Terracotta Warriors and a large number of weapons from the No 1 Pit of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang were revealed in the l


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