On this site we inform about ongoing projects as well as new conservation and restoration methods of cultural heritage ranging from individual finds to archaeological sites.
On Nov. 14th 2015, the highly-anticipated excavation on the main outer coffin of Marquis Haihun’s tomb (M1) in Nanchang, Jiangxi was started officially. Modern technology is applied in the excavation. Besides electronic total-station measuring, 3D scanning, UAV aerial shooting and constructing of GIS geographic information system, the usage of a low-oxygen workroom is one of the highlights as well.
To bring cultural relics collected by the museums back to life Shandong province takes steps to reinforce the work on protection and conservation of the cultural relics in full aspects. (Zhongguo Wenwubao 中国文物报 23. 10. 2015, page 13)
At present a building research project under the direction of Prof. Thekla Schulz-Brize (OTH/ University of applied Science Regensburg) and in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage (CACH) is being prepared. Its aim is to profoundly examine the Liao-time architecture in North-eastern China and to do research on new aspects.
August 20th– December 5th 2013: A workshop on the conservation and restoration of leather is currently being conducted in association with the “Silk Road Fashion” project held by the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage in cooperation with the Beijing Branch Office of the German Archaeological Institute and the LVR-LandesMuseum, Bonn.