Articles in the Museum Category
Name: Pottery Vat Decorated with Stork, Fish and Stone Ax | 中文名: 彩绘鹳鱼石斧图陶缸
Date to: Neolithic period | Culture: Yangshao Culture (5000 – 3000 BC)
Unearthed: 1978@Linru, Henan | Current location: National Museum of China
Dimension: diameter: 32.7cm, height: 47cm
A ceramic painting shows a stork pecking a fish, next to a stone ax.
Photo by LiuXiao. Copyright Authorized.
Name: Five Stars Rising East Benefit China | 中文名: 五星出东方利中国
Date to: Han Dynasty (~200B.C – 200A.D.) | Unearthed: Ruins of Niya, Xinjiang, 1995
Current location: Xinjiang Archaeology Institute
Dimension: 16.5cm x 11.2cm
A prediction made two millenniums ago
What’s so special with this piece of clothing? Well, several points:
First, it’s a beautiful and complicated clothing. Its color, design, weaving, etc, all represents the wonderful textile technology in ancient China.
Second, it’s a product of Han Dynasty found in West China region. It shows the prosperity of ancient Silk Way …