Police recover Buddha heads
Police in Suining, Sichuan province, captured nine suspects and recovered seven Buddha heads that were stolen from a temple over the summer, according to inf...
Archaeologists excavate oldest tombs in Xinjiang
Archaeologists have excavated 112 tombs in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, three of which are believed to be the oldest tombs in the region, Xinjiang Insti...
China, France hold relic protection seminar
Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the French Embassy to China hosted a seminar from Nov 21 to 22 on the protection of culture and heritage at Dan...
Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid
A gang accused of stealing ancient artefacts from a Buddhist temple in southwest China are to face prosecution, according to a newspaper report. Nine people ...
Ripe for return
In 2000, a spherical 16th-century polychrome jar which once adorned a Chinese emperors' palace sold for HK$44 million ($5.64 million) at a Hong Kong auction,...
Monitors of change
For those who can afford it, owning expensive works of art is often viewed as a showcase for their wealth and an investment that may bring enormous returns.
Profile: Xi Jinping and his era
On the morning of Oct 18, Xi Jinping, standing behind a lectern in the Great Hall of the People, delivered a report to the 19th National Congress of the Comm...
Painted bronze excavated from central China tombs
A painted bronze pot has been unearthed from a cluster of tombs in central China's Hubei Province, marking the first discovery of painted bronze in an a dyna...
Sacrificial pits excavated from central China tombs
Sacrificial pits for horses and chime bells have been unearthed from a cluster of tombs in central China, providing insight into a dynasty about 3,000 years ...
Ancient burial complex in Central China
Chinese archaeologists have discovered a well-reserved large burial complex dating back to the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) and the West Han (206 BC--A...
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