Liangzhu Museum in East China’s Hangzhou reopened to the public Monday after 10 months of closure.
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after 15 years of intense research as part of a nationwide project to explore the origins of
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The results were disclosed at a news conference on Monday at the State Council Information Office.
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ilization exhibited a multifaceted unity, said Guan Qiang, deputy director of the State Ad
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After several years’ preparation, the project was launched by the Ministry of Science and Technology and the heritage administration in 2004.
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by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute of Archaeology and Peking University’s School of Archaeology and Museology.上海419
Over 900 academic papers have been published on the proje
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“We have done large archaeological investigations in several key, capital city-level
sites from 5,500 to 3,500 years ago,” said Wang Wei, a leader of the program from the CASS.上海419品茶微信
New discoveries kept appearing with the help of new research technologies.
Visitors now can see the latest archaeological exhibit – the ruins of the ancien
t Liangzhu city and large water projects dating back about 5,000 years in Zhejiang province.
More than 600 cultural relics are on display at the museum, which covers an area o
f 40,000 square meters, nearly double the number of previously shown cultural relics.
The use of high-tech is the highlight of the reopening. Nineteen digital multi-media projects will vividly display the cult
ure of Liangzhu, including the climate change in the Taihu Lake area, the history of rice planting, and the s
ymbols and characters carved on the pottery and stonewares produced in the region.
In January, the archaeological site was officially submitted to UNE
SCO to compete for recognition as a World Cultural Heritage Site in 2019.