More Than 450 Cultural Relics Are on Display in Henan Museum

The Archaeological Unearthed Achievement Exhibition Huaiyang Pingliangtai Ruins opened in the art gallery in Henan Museum yesterday morning. The exhibition was led by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and Henan Provincial Bureau of Cultural Relics, jointly sponsored by Henan Museum, Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology and the People’s Government of Huaiyang County. There were all kinds of exquisite cultural relics of 140 groups more than 450 pieces showed in the exhibition.

The exhibition is divided into three parts: Discover· Research, Conservation· Utilization, and Assemble· Interpret, which displayed about 40-year archaeological achievements of the Culture of Poverty Alleviation subject of State Administration’s supporting toward the local cultural undertakings development and Pingliangtai Historical Site. The exhibition put together the unearthed relics collected in Pingliangtai Ruin from Henan Museum, Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology, Pingliangtai Ruins Museum, and Huaiyang Museum on display. Meanwhile, 140 groups of exquisite relics(more than 450 pieces) like ceramic drain pipe, Sword of Goujia, dragon jade pendant, jade bi etc., hundreds of the pictures of the excavation work, dozens of real objects, including relics of different materials like ceramic, bone, stone, mussel, copper, and jade, are displayed too.

Pingliangtai Site is located in the southwest of Dazhuzhuang Village that is 4 kilometers far from Huaiyang County, the site covers an area of more than 50 thousand square meters, or nearly 100,000 square meters include the outer moat. It is one of the greatest archaeological discovery in Longshan period, published in 1988 by the State Council for the third batch of Major Historical and Cultural Site Protected at the National Level, selected in the Top Ten Archaeological Discoveries of the 20th Century in Henan Province in 2000, included in the Site Protection "13th Five-Year" Special Planning by State Administration of Cultural Heritage in 2016.

The exhibition will last until December 15 and open to the public for free.

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