Cultural Relics of Ancient Shu Showed Up in Changsha Museum
“The Mystery of the Ancient Shu Kingdom – Cultural Relics Unearthed at Sanxingdui Site and Jinsha Site”, co-sponsored by Changsha Municipal Bureau of Culture, Radio, Television, Press and Publication, Changsha Cultural Relics Administration, Changsha Museum, Sanxingdui Museum of Guanghan and Jinsha Site Museum was opened to the public on Sep. 20 in Changsha Museum. Our museum specially arranged two staff to participate in the exhibition preparation work.
The exhibition collects 137 pieces/sets of fine cultural relics from Sanxingdui Museum of Guanghan and Chengdu Jinsha Site Museum in the types of figure, animal, eye-shape ware, jade and stone sacrificial vessel, gold ornament and so on, most of which are bronze ware, jade ware and stone ware except for some gold ware and earthen ware. Among the exhibits, 78 pieces/sets of precious cultural relics are from our museum, including the Gold Ornament Inscribed with “Sun and Immortal Bird” (replica), the Stone Tiger, the Stone Knee Sitting Figure, the Jade Cong, the Jade Zhang, the Gold Belt, the Pottery He Pot. The exhibition contains three parts including “Stars Moving around the Moon – Rare Treasure of the Ancient Shu Temple of Sanxingdui”, “Floating Gloss in Jinsha – Ancient Shu Sacrificial Objects in Jinsha” and “Worldwide Renowned – Huge Influence of Sanxingdui and Jinsha”, reproducing a colorful and vivid ancient Shu society for Changsha citizens.
The exhibition will last until Dec. 20. During the period, in order to make the audience have a more profound understanding of the ancient Shu civilization and connotation of the exhibits, and enhance their sense of participation in the museum, the exhibition will carry out multi-form educational activities for audience of different types including adults, college students, junior and primary students, etc., such as lectures, special guided visit, handcrafting and video appreciation to meet their different demands.