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Pioneering Museum Branch Kicks off in Central China

May 18, the International Museum Day witnessed the opening ceremony of the first museum branch in Pingdingshan city, Henan province, central China. Ms. Song Liping, Head of Henan Provincial Cultural Department, Mr. Zhang Leiming, Mayor of Pingdingshan, jointly inaugurated the branch. During the ceremony, Mr. Wan Jie, Party Secretary of Henan Museum, and Mr. Shang Bin, Director of Pingdingshan Museum signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Other local officials also attended the ceremony.

Man makes astounding shell sculptures of Qingdao buildings

Ji’s Qingdao Guest House sculpture, made with over 300,000 pieces of shells, in 2018. A Qingdao citizen has created many shell sculptures of Qingdao's centuries-old buildings over the past 30 years. He wants to express the idea of environmental protection and also beautify people's lives by making these sculptures.

Exhibition of A Great Variety of Dings(tripod cauldron)
With the cooperation from about 30 prestigious museums in China, Henan Museum host the unprecedented Ding-themed exhibition, which features nearly 140 pieces/sets Ding(tripod cauldron) of diversified medium, unearthed or survived in China with time span from the Neolithic Age to Qing Dynasty.
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Basin with Bluish Green Glaze
This basin with bluish green glaze is a porcelain vessel dating from the Song Dynasty. It is 5 cm high and 17.5 cm in diameter, weighing 350 g. It was unearthed from a Song tomb at Shilipu Village in Qiling Township, Ruzhou City in 1981 and is now housed in the Ru Porcelain Museum in Ruzhou City.