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At the invitation of Prof. LI Xiao, on Dec 4th 2015, Dr. TONG Tao, assistant professor and leader of Tibet archaeological team of the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Science (CASS), gave a presentation at the School of Chinese Classics, Renmin University of China, in Beijing, focusing on archaeological work which he and his team had done in recent years in Ali region of Tibet.
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.
The Zhaimaoliang site is located on an oval-shaped hill-top close to Fangya Village, Anya County, Yulin City, Shaanxi Province. The site covers some 30.000 m2. The rescue excavation has been done in two years from 2014 to 2015 jointly by the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology and the Yulin local authorities of cultural relics and archaeology.
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Palace Museum, the entire Forbidden City is full with activities and exhibitions. Recently, four more areas have been opened to visitors for the first time after necessary renovation.
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)
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