Exhibition of Archaeological China opens in Haikou
The exhibition of Archaeological China for the 60th Anniversary of the Institution of CASS (Archaeology of Chinese of Social Science) opened at the Hainan Provincial Museum in Haikou on March 27th, reports xinhuanet.com.
The exhibition is by far the largest-scale one held in China covering more than 300 national precious cultural relics sourcing from the Stone Age to the Ming and Qing Dynasties
The cultural artifacts included a variety of bronze, jade and porcelain articles, as well as pottery and gold and silver vessels, such as 15,000-year-old ground stone spades and arrowheads excavated in northern China, exquisite Chinese leopard bronze figurines inlaid with gold and rubies in the Han Dynasty and human-faced tiles in the Northern Dynasty.
“Over 70% of the showpieces we chose are on public display for the first time since their discovery. Besides, many of the archaeological findings are highly valued in both China and the world,” says Qiu Gang, the head of the Hainan Provincial Museum.
Differing from other previous ones, the exhibition mainly emphasizes on the relics’ historical, scientific, and art value with photos and illustrations for visitors to better understand the changes of Chinese culture and social history revolution.
In addition, the exhibition displays how modern science and technology, such as GPS satellites, digital photogrammetry, 3D laser scanners, remote sensing and ground-penetrating radar have been applied into archaeological work to give visitors an insight into some of the latest trends in archaeological research.
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