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143,000 relics found in Chinese ancient shipwreck
143,000 relics found in Chinese ancient shipwreck
Relics from the Nanhai (South China Sea) No.1 vessel. (File photo/China News Service)Chinese archaeologists have found 143,000 relics from a cargo ship from the Song Dynasty (960-1279) that was salvaged in the South China Sea in 2007, sources said Wednesd
2019-4-25 16:43
Experts discover eggs in 2,500-year-old tomb in east China
Experts discover eggs in 2,500-year-old tomb in east China
A pot of eggs was found in a tomb in Shangyang Village, Liyang, Jiangsu province on March 24, 2019. (Photo by Shi Jun)Chinese archaeologists have found a pot of eggs in a tomb that can be dated back to 2,500 years ago in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province.Accord
2019-4-25 16:42
5,000-year-old tusk carving of silkworm unearthed in relic-rich province
5,000-year-old tusk carving of silkworm unearthed in relic-rich province
A boar tusk carving of a silkworm, dating back over 5,000 years, was unearthed in central China's Henan Province.The carving, 6.4cm long, nearly 1cm wide and 0.1cm thick, was believed to be China's earliest carving depicting silkworms, said the archaeolog
2019-4-25 16:40
Artifact exhibition retraces ancient Shandong history
Artifact exhibition retraces ancient Shandong history
Qi a state that existed from the 11th to the third century BC was a flourishing regional kingdom that boasted political, economic and cultural significance in ancient Eastern China. Its capital city in present-day Linzi, in Shandong province, was known as
2019-4-25 16:33
Archaeological discoveries suggest China-Europe maritime ceramic trade 500 years older than thought
Archaeological discoveries suggest China-Europe maritime ceramic trade 500 years older than thought
New archaeological research suggests that the Maritime Silk Road had reached Western Europe roughly 500 years earlier than thought.The research findings, jointly published by China's Palace Museum and Durham University on Thursday, said Chinese ceramic sh
2019-4-24 17:06
Bronze pot found in a 2,000-year-old burial tomb contains legendary brew used by the rich to try and cheat death
Bronze pot found in a 2,000-year-old burial tomb contains legendary brew used by the rich to try and cheat death
A fabled 'Elixir of immortality' mentioned throughout ancient Chinese texts has been discovered in a bronze pot hidden inside in a 2,000-year-old burial tomb, experts say.China's rich and powerful searched for a magical potion over thousands of years that
2019-4-24 17:01
The Administrative Office Yard of Southern Song Dynasty Found in Diaoyucheng, Chongqing
The Administrative Office Yard of Southern Song Dynasty Found in Diaoyucheng, Chongqing
Diaoyucheng was located in the Diaoyu Mountain of East Peninsula in Hechuan District, Chongqing. From August, 2017 to April, 2018, Institute of Chongqing Municipal Cultural Heritage Research Institute conducted fourth initiative archaeological excavation.
2019-4-24 16:27
Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2018 in China Announced
Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2018 in China Announced
Top 10 archaeological discoveries of 2018 in China AnnouncedFrom: NetWriter:Date:2019-03-31After presentations and discussions, the top ten most significant archaeological discoveries in 2018 was announced on March 29th in Beijing. A news release conferen
2019-4-24 16:24
US will return 361 rare artifacts to China
US will return 361 rare artifacts to China
A green glaze pottery couch dates to the Ming Dynasty.ZHANG RUINAN / CHINA DAILYA green couch of glazed pottery from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and pottery animals with a livestock shed from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) are being carefully packed for
2019-4-24 11:41
Mutual interest develops in heritage restoration
Mutual interest develops in heritage restoration
Italian experts help to restore statues of Bodhisattva of Mercy at a temple in Chongqing. Italian academics share their knowledge to help preserve unearthed ancient relics.Italy is a leader in the restoration and conservation of art and archaeology. Its e
2019-4-24 11:32
Italy's return of treasures a long time in the making
Italy's return of treasures a long time in the making
Nearly 800 artifacts smuggled from China will finally set off for home this month after they were first noticed by an Italian gendarmerie unit 12 years ago, and they will be an exemplar of Italian authorities' achievements in the battle against artifacts
2019-4-24 11:25
Ancient Fresco of Mythical Narcissus Found in Pompeii
Ancient Fresco of Mythical Narcissus Found in Pompeii
The newly discovered fresco of the mythical hunter Narcissus.Credit: Parco Archeologico di Pompei (Archeological Park of Pompeii)Excavations in a lavishly decorated house in ancient Pompeii have yielded a Valentine's Day-worthy discovery: a fresco of Narc
2019-4-22 16:28
This Silly, Bug-Eyed Dwarf Deity Was Defender of 'Everything Good'
This Silly, Bug-Eyed Dwarf Deity Was Defender of 'Everything Good'
The ancient deity Bes had bug eyes and a large face.Credit: Eliyahu Yanai, City of DavidArchaeologists recently found a piece of pottery decorated with the funny face of an ancient deity who is often depicted as a bearded dwarf with a big face and bug eye
2019-4-22 15:54
Ancient Pompeii 'Fast-Food' Spot Lured Customers with Sexy Logo
Ancient Pompeii 'Fast-Food' Spot Lured Customers with Sexy Logo
A painting of a scantily clad sea nymph graces the storefront of an ancient fast-food joint in Pompeii.Credit: Archaeological Park of PompeiiBefore Mount Vesuvius blasted Pompeii to smithereens in 79, it was possible to grab a bite to eat there at a "
2019-4-22 15:49
Underwater Archaeologists Find Surprising Artifacts from Major Roman Naval Battle
Underwater Archaeologists Find Surprising Artifacts from Major Roman Naval Battle
Archaeologists exploring the site of a naval battle fought 2,200 years ago between Rome and Carthage have uncovered clues to how the battle may have unfolded — as well as several mysteries.
2019-2-14 16:52

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