• Grand Canal exhibition in China showcases archaeological findings

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-05-15 15:36With a history of more than 2,500 years, the Grand Canal, connecting Beijing and Hangzhou in East China's Zhejiang province, served as a significant transportation artery in ancient China.An exhibition showcasing the sign

• Fantastical flying beasts-Major Beijing exhibition traces history of the dragon through 8,000 years of imagery, Wang Ru reports.

By WANG RU | China Daily | Updated: 2024-05-18 10:19A gold crown decorated with dragon element of the Warring States Period (475-221 BC).In China, the dragon has special and enduring cultural connotations. With this year marking the Year of Dragon, the fi

• Shaanxi museum, French foundation team up for relic protection

By Qin Feng in Xi’an and Peng Chao | | Updated: 2024-05-17 09:57The Terracotta Warrior Pit 1 at the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum in Xi'an, Shaanxi province. The Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum will strive to im

• China strengthens protection of Great Wall amidst human-caused threats

By Liang Shuang | | Updated: 2023-12-11 22:10In response to growing concerns over the deteriorating state of the Great Wall, China's cultural heritage authorities issued a circular recently outlining enhanced measures to safeguard this i

• Xizang's traditional culture effectively inherited and protected: expert

With a rich historical background, the traditional culture of Xizang has exhibited renewed vitality and garnered widespread attention and protection during China's modernization process, an expert said on Wednesday.The China Society for Human Rights Studi

• Ancient tomb delivers secrets from the past

By WANG RU in Beijing and QIN FENG in Xi'an | China Daily Global | Updated: 2024-03-04 08:32A four-wheeled wooden carriage, the first of its kind found in China, discovered in a passage of a tomb that is part of the Qinshihuang mausoleum complex in Xi'an,

• Bronze chariots take visitors on epic historical ride

By Yang Feiyue and Yang Jun | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2024-03-05 07:50A carriage and horse from the Eastern Han Dynasty.Guizhou exhibition provides a tantalizing glimpse into an ancient culture, Yang Feiyue and Yang Jun report in Guiyang.A tomb offering of

• Digging to discover the nation's roots

By Fang Aiqing | China Daily Global | Updated: 2024-03-07 08:39A foreign reporter scrutinizes a Shang Dynasty (c. 16th century-11th century BC) bronze ding cauldron at the Chinese Archaeological Museum in Beijing on Feb 27. Reporters from domestic and for

• Bamboo slips reveal an ancient world

Details of official's career help researchers build a picture of life 2,000 years ago, Fang Aiqing and Liu Kun report.By Fang Aiqing and Liu Kun | China Daily | Updated: 2024-03-09 09:42Zhiri slips unearthed from Shuihudi Tomb M77 in Hubei province. CHINA

• Women make their mark in archaeological field

China Daily | Updated: 2024-03-16 10:05Members of the archaeological team.Hunching over with shovel in hand, 30-year-old Zhu Yingpei is at work in a newly excavated tomb in Xianyang in Northwest China's Shaanxi province. She is accompanied by a group of f

• Space tech gives ground support as robot helps protect relics

China's strides in space technology are now enriching the preservation of cultural relics, as spacecraft engineers have repurposed a robot originally designed for orbital missions to protect tomb artifacts. The China Academy of Space Technology recently a

• Archaeologists shed more light on China's past

By Wang Ru | | Updated: 2024-03-23 00:57The top 10 new archaeological discoveries in China in 2023 were announced in Beijing on Friday. The projects are prominent representatives of field archaeological work in the past year. Incredible

• Dunhuang Academy's protection team work to ensure relics not lost to sands of time

By YAN DONGJIE | China DailySu Bomin (right) discusses preservation work on a Buddhist statue at the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province. The Dunhuang Academy's cultural relics protection team was honored with the title of National Outstanding Engi

• Diversity powers ancient Silk Road hub's modern development

URUMQI — At the northwestern edge of the Taklimakan Desert, China's largest desert, a modern oasis city has emerged over a period of two decades.About 10 kilometers north of the downtown area, the ruins of an ancient city sit on a mountain, with beacon to

• Protection of Dunhuang high on Xi's cultural agenda

China Daily | Updated: 2024-02-01 06:59Trainees paint a replica cave of the Mogao Grottoes in Dunhuang, Gansu province, on May 11. The replica caves are meant for educational purposes. In recent years, Dunhuang has combined cultural studies with the touri


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