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 France Returns Head of Hindu Statue Taken 130 Years Ago

[ 2016-01-22 11:16 ]
The head was reattached after a ceremony at the National Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.[Photo:Chinanews.com].France has returned the head of a Hindu deity's statue from the 7th century to Cambodia.The sculpture is of Harihara, a deity that represents the creation of the universe and its destruction.

Cultural relics of Tang Dynasty separated by Taiwan Strait reunite in Henan

[ 2016-01-21 16:29 ]
Ten tri-colored glazed pottery wares of the Tang Dynasty from Taipei Museum of History are displayed in Henan Museum on Jan.19 on the occasion of the Seminar of Tri-colored Glazed Pottery of Tang Dynasty across Straits held in Zhengzhou.

Bookstores and libraries make changes to survive in Internet age

[ 2016-01-20 16:12 ]
Some people believe that bookstores are destined to disappear in the Internet Age because e-books offer more convenience.But traditional paper books are still irreplaceable and charming in their own right.At present, more and more bookstores and libraries are attracting readers by fostering a unique cultural atmosphere and style.The non-profit Za Library was opened in Beijing by famous musician Gao Xiaosong.These booming cultural and spiritual landmarks create a special atmosphere and contribute to building a nationwide habit of reading.

Cultural relic from Qing Dynasty used as cutting board

[ 2016-01-19 16:56 ]
According to newssc.org, a villager in Dazhou, southwest China's Sichuan province used a plaque from Qing Dynasty as cutting board.Several local Wechat public accounts claimed that the plaque was a gift from Zhang Bilu, the provincial commander-in-chief of three provinces to Wanyuan villagers during Daoguang reign of the Qing Dynasty. Theauthenticity of the plaque still needs further verification . ( Photo/newssc . org ).

 Folk artist makes sculptures of Monkey King to greet Chinese Lunar New Year

[ 2016-01-18 16:23 ]
The Chinese Lunar New Year of Monkey falls on Feb.8 this year.(Xinhua/Huang Zhengwei).

Brick kiln dating back to Tang Dynasty found in Shaanxi

[ 2016-01-14 16:03 ]
A brick kiln dating back to Tang Dynasty(AD 618-907)was found in Fuping county in northwest China's Shaanxi province recently. A large number of fingerprints bricks were also unearthed . ( Photo provided to CNS ).

China's top six archaeological discoveries of 2015 unveiled in Beijing

[ 2016-01-13 16:31 ]
Hoof-shaped ingots and gold coins unearthed from the main tomb of the Marquis of Haihun of the Western Han Dynasty(206 B.The Marquis of Haihun of the Western Han Dynasty, the Neolithic Age Relics of Hainan and the Liangzhu Cultural Relics etc made the list .

Traditional way of making tea oil preserved in S China

[ 2016-01-12 16:22 ]
Banlan Town still preserves the traditional way of making tea oil as the modern technology develops . ( Xinhua/Tan Kaixing ).