A number of Archaeological Exhibitions Opened at the Same Time
Date: 2022-03-08Source: The People's Government of Ningbo MunicipalityPage views: Font-Size: [ large medium small ]Color:

"The Ports Open to the World " exhibition. (Photo courtesy of Ningbo Cultural Heritage Management Research Institute)

The cultural relics displayed in "The Shadow of the Kiln Fire". (Photo courtesy of Ningbo Cultural Heritage Management Research Institute)

At the confluence of the three rivers, the Millennium Legend City. From Jingtou Mountain in 8,000 years to Hemudu in 7,000 years, a history of human civilization has a long history in eastern Zhejiang.

In the first year of Tang Changqing (821 AD), Ningbo, then known as "Mingzhou", moved the state government to the Gulou area of today's urban area at Sanjiangkou. For more than 1,000 years, Ningbo people have built an important port town where "overseas miscellaneous countries are handed over by Jiabo ships" on this land, forming a bustling market of "feasting on beans and painting drums at four seasons", creating a "bridge without rivers and bridges". The traffic miracle of "pillars overhead".

In order to excavate the city's history and retain its historical imprint, Ningbo has been carrying out archaeological work since 1956, from field archaeology to urban archaeology, with frequent and exciting highlights. While making the history of civilization and city building increasingly clear, the next batch of cultural relics will be preserved.

Since the second half of last year, Ningbo Institute of Cultural Heritage Management and relevant units have successively launched a number of archaeological exhibitions, revitalizing and presenting the achievements of urban archaeology and historical research over the past few decades, telling the stories behind the cultural relics, allowing the cultural relics to speak, and letting the cultural relics speak. Archaeology goes to the masses.

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