EXHIBITION is coming soon: New Knowledge on Ancient Road: Silk Road Cultural Heritage Sci-tech Achievements

The Silk Road, as a channel for the fusion, communication and dialogues between East and West, has made significant contribution to the common prosperity of humankind for nearly 2,000 years. Civilization exchanges and mutual learning are important force to boost civilization progress and world development. Silk Road cultural heritage is a critical tangible proof for civilization exchanges and inter-cultural communication. In recent years, with the successful inscription of “Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor” on World Cultural Heritage through the joint nomination by China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and the increase of multidisciplinary research, we have seen brilliant scientific research achievements on the preservation of Silk Road Cultural Heritage.

The ancient road still exists, and we study it and learn new knowledge. With the time span from the 5th century B.C. to the 8th century A.D., the space range of “Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor”, the history as the clue, the sites as the units, the cultural relicsas the exhibits, the exhibition presents the sci-tech achievements of Silk Road Cultural Heritage, embodies and promotes the role of modern sci-tech in the preservation of Silk Road Cultural Heritage.

Organized by State Administration of Cultural Heritage and The People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, co-organized by Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Heritage Bureau, Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Heritage Bureau, Gansu Provincial Cultural Heritage Bureau, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Cultural Heritage Bureau, hosted by China National Silk Museum,this exhibition will display:

Burial mound of Sarmatian priestess,Kazakhstan

Qinshihuang Mausoleum Site, Xian, Shaanxi

Cemetery of Yingpan,Yuli, Xinjiang

No.320 Mogao Grotto of Tang Dynasty

Amd more to present. The exhibition will open from June22 to September 24, 2017.