CHINA: Grandeur of the Dynasties

"CHINA: Grandeur of the Dynasties"

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries  October 10, 2012 (Wed) - December 24, 2012 (Mon)

Lacquered drum with pedestal of phoenixes on tigers’ backs, Warring States period, 4th century BC, Excavated from Tianxingguan Tomb No. 2, Jingzhou, Hubei province, China, Jingzhou Museum, China

China has a population of 1.3 billion people, and is a country with the fourth largest area of land in the world. With more than 50 ethnic races, the giant country has maintained a history of as long as six thousand years.
This exhibition focuses on the capitals and central regions of the dynasties of China. Based on the latest accomplishments of excavation research, this exhibition looks at unique objects from the provinces, and aims to view Chinese civilization from a new perspective.