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New Palace Museum gallery of treasures to open before holidays

The Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City, served as China’s imperial palace from 1420 until 1911. It houses 1.86 million cultural relics. Only 400 of the most outstanding artifacts -- such as royal jewels, gold and silver articles, and jades -- have earned a place in the Treasure Gallery, which opened in the Palace of Peace and Longevity area in the Forbidden City in 1958.

​China's culture sector, related businesses grow 8.2 percent year-on-year in 2018

The total revenue of the culture sector and related businesses hit 8.93 trillion yuan (about $1.33 trillion), up 8.2 percent year-on-year, according to an NBS survey over 60,000 enterprises of scale in China.

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.