Sanxingdui

Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre holds "Light of Jinsha - The Ancient Shu Civilisation" exhibition

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Friday, December 30, 2022

HONG KONG, Dec 30, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - An exhibition entitled "Light of Jinsha - The Ancient Shu Civilisation" is now open at the Hong Kong Heritage Discover Centre.

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  • HONG KONG, Dec 30, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - An exhibition entitled "Light of Jinsha - The Ancient Shu Civilisation" is now open at the Hong Kong Heritage Discover Centre.
  • The "Light of Jinsha - The Ancient Shu Civilisation" exhibition opens from December 30 to March 29, 2023 at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre.
  • The Jinsha site, a major archaeological discovery in 2001, is another political, economic and cultural centre established by the ancient Shu people in Chengdu Plain after the Sanxingdui civilisation.
  • The exhibition is held at the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Haiphong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui until March 29, 2023.

Art + Cultural and Creative Products Giving New Life to Cultural Relics

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Yan Sashuang, Vice Director General of Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, presided over the event of the themed achievement exhibition.

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  • Yan Sashuang, Vice Director General of Sichuan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, presided over the event of the themed achievement exhibition.
  • This event attracted artists, art lovers and children worldwide to portray Sanxingdui in their eyes, breathing new life into cultural relics.
  • Kam Panesar, The Big Draw Brand Ambassador in China said, The UK's expertise in museum and galleries culture and creative tourism is world class.
  • Sanxingdui Culture and Tourism Development Co., Ltd. and BRDGS Partners Group signed an agreement on cultural and creative products cooperation at the site.

High-tech 3D Scanning Helps Restore 3000-Year-Old Crushed Cultural Relics

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Unlike the relatively intact and delicate artifacts displayed in a museum, relics excavated in these sacrificial pits were broken and crushed.

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  • Unlike the relatively intact and delicate artifacts displayed in a museum, relics excavated in these sacrificial pits were broken and crushed.
  • This time, for the Sacred Tree No.3, archaeologists used 3D scanning to capture the tree's data.
  • Thanks to its ultra-high scanning rate, Scantech's metrology 3D laser scanner assisted researchers in accurately obtaining complete 3D data of relic fragments in a short amount of time.
  • The archaeology and restoration of cultural relics at the Sanxingdui Site are still in full swing.

THE BIG DRAW ‒Ar[t]chaeology: Convergence of Art with Sanxingdui event kicks off smoothly

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

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    On the morning of June 29th, the launch ceremony of THE BIG DRAW Ar[t]chaeology:Convergence of Art with Sanxingdui event was held successfully.
  • Kam Panesar, the Big Draw Ambassador in China said Archaeologists interpret the past, while artists interpret the past culture with the present and future.
  • This event, aims to inspire them to tell new stories of the unknown past through art and design.
  • For more information and registration, you can follow the official The Big Draw website and WeChat account for Sanxingdui Cultural and Creative Products.

High-tech 3D Scanning Helps Restore 3000-Year-Old Crushed Cultural Relics

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

High-tech methods for archaeology has been adopted to bring the charm of these treasure back to the public, among which 3D scanning plays an important role.

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  • High-tech methods for archaeology has been adopted to bring the charm of these treasure back to the public, among which 3D scanning plays an important role.
  • Unlike the relatively intact and delicate artifacts displayed in a museum, relics excavated in these sacrificial pits were broken and crushed.
  • Being severely crushed, most of the relics excavated from the sacrificial pit of Sanxingdui were broken into hundreds of pieces, making them challenging to restore.
  • The archaeology and restoration of cultural relics at the Sanxingdui Site are still in full swing.

Two Sichuan sites selected as "China's New Archaeological Discoveries in 2021"

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Friday, March 18, 2022

CHENGDU, China, March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Archaeological Forum of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences held in Beijing announced "China's New Archaeological Discoveries in 2021" on Mar 18, with two archaeological sites in Southwest China's Sichuan province included on the list.

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  • CHENGDU, China, March 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Archaeological Forum of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences held in Beijing announced "China's New Archaeological Discoveries in 2021" on Mar 18, with two archaeological sites in Southwest China's Sichuan province included on the list.
  • This year's list includes six new archaeological discoveries around the country, with the Sanxingdui site and the Piluo site in Sichuan province making the list.
  • The Sanxingdui site was accidentally discovered in the 1920s by a farmer in Guanghan, Sichuan province, while he was repairing a sewage ditch.
  • The discovery is dubbed one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries of the 20th century.

Effie Awards Greater China and Tencent Qidian Further Strengthen Strategic Partnership

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Shanghai, China--(Newsfile Corp. - January 18, 2022) - On December 27, at the opening ceremony of 2021 Effie Greater China Unthinkable summit, Effie Greater China and Tencent Cloud Qidian Marketing launched a strategic partnership to continue and upgrade 2022 Industrial Digitalization: Service and Marketing Specialty Category.

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  • Shanghai, China--(Newsfile Corp. - January 18, 2022) - On December 27, at the opening ceremony of 2021 Effie Greater China Unthinkable summit, Effie Greater China and Tencent Cloud Qidian Marketing launched a strategic partnership to continue and upgrade 2022 Industrial Digitalization: Service and Marketing Specialty Category.
  • Effie Greater China is the most important and fastest growing market of Effie Worldwide and has become the wind vane of global effective marketing.
  • Effie Greater China embraces every innovative field, recognizes market-tested marketing strategies and innovation practices, and promotes the growth of commercial value of brands.
  • It is hoped that through the strategic partnership with Effie Greater China, we can explore new ways of industrial digitalization services and marketing to offer better marketing experience to both brands and users."

'Bizarre' Sanxingdui Ruins: A tale of cultural integration

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

What you may not know is that this shiny, uniquely-shaped broken gold mask was forged several thousand years ago, and recently excavated at the Sanxingdui Ruins site.

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  • What you may not know is that this shiny, uniquely-shaped broken gold mask was forged several thousand years ago, and recently excavated at the Sanxingdui Ruins site.
  • Located in Guanghan, southwest China's Sichuan province, the Sanxingdui Ruins site dates back some 3,000 to 5,000 years ago.
  • Meanwhile, they also bear witness to the inclusive ancient Chinese civilization which gained prosperity from diversity and integration.
  • The Sanxingdui Ruins are so mysterious that many questions still remain unsolved today.

CGTN: Gold Leaves Extracted From Sanxingdui, Some Preliminarily Repaired

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Monday, March 22, 2021

The much anticipated archaeological excavation of Sanxingdui Ruins in southwest China's Sichuan Province is underway and multiple gold leaves have been extracted from the No.5 sacrificial pit.

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  • The much anticipated archaeological excavation of Sanxingdui Ruins in southwest China's Sichuan Province is underway and multiple gold leaves have been extracted from the No.5 sacrificial pit.
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    Many gold leaves were scattered on the bottom of the pit, and most of which are small and thin.
  • Based on the distribution, experts speculate that those gold leaves may be related to textiles.
  • The exquisite carving skills on the thin gold leaves of ancient Shu civilization will once again amaze us.

CGTN: China Unveils New Discoveries From Sanxingdui, Over 500 Items Unearthed

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Saturday, March 20, 2021
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210320005008/en/
    Archaeologists have found six new sacrificial pits and unearthed more than 500 items dating back about 3,000 years at the Sanxingdui Ruins in Sichuan Province, the National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) announced in the provincial capital Chengdu.
  • Ranging from 3.5 to 19 square meters, these six sacrificial pits, which were discovered from November 2019 to May 2020, are in rectangular shape, according to NCHA.
  • The discoveries have shown the distinctiveness of the Shu civilization and the diversity of the Chinese civilization, said Ran Honglin, another researcher with the institute.
  • With an area of about three square meters, it is the smallest pit, but it's where the most gold pieces were unearthed, according to archaeologists.