3. Liangzhu and Ancient China: A 5,000-year Civilization Demonstrated by Jade
The Palace Museum in Beijing (July 16-Oct 20)
On July 6, 2019, the world turned its attention to the Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City in Hangzhou as on this day, the ruins dating back 5,000 years were inscribed onto the UNESCO Heritage list.
The Liangzhu ruins are widely considered a solid testament to the Chinese civilization with a history stretching back five millennia.
Just 10 days later, the Palace Museum in Beijing mounted the exhibition Liangzhu and Ancient China, bringing together nearly 260 objects gathered from 17 museums and research institutes nationwide, just in time to feed public curiosity and unveil the charm of this realm of deities and kings.
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