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Museum & Exhibition
Palace Museum Opens Four More Areas inside the Forbidden City to the Public

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.

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Cultural preservation
Shandong Takes Steps to Enhance Protection and Conservation on Movable Cultural Relics

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)

Pentagonal-shaped stone element of the Bridge of the Chu-Gate No. 1. (Photo: China Culture Relics News Press)
Archaeological Discoveries
The bridges over the Wei in the urban area of Chang’an (Xi’an), Western Han dynasty (202 BC–9 AD), Shaanxi Province.

Number 7 of China's Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries 2013

Excavation: Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology, Archaeological Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Xi’an Municipal Institute of Archaeology and the Preservation of Cultural Relics
 
Excavation leader: Liu Rui
Tile inscribed with the character “guan” (“pass” in the sense of “gate station”). (Photo: China Culture Relics News Press)
Archaeological Discoveries
The Han dynasty (202 BC–9 AD) Hangu Pass site in Xin’an County, Luoyang, Henan Province.

Number 6 of China's Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries 2013

Excavation: Luoyang Municipal Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, Administration of Cultural Relics of Xin’an County
 
Excavation leader: Yan Hui
Condition of tomb 1 after excavation. (Photo: China Culture Relics News Press)
Archaeological Discoveries
The Laoguanshan cemetery from the Western Han dynasty (202 BC–9 AD) in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.

Number 5 of China's Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries 2013

Excavation: Chengdu Municipal Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, Jingzhou Center for Preservation of Cultural Relics
 
Excavation leader: Xie Tao