Qin and Han Tang cultural relics exhibition in the United States in Houston
China's golden age: Qin and Han Tang cultural relics exhibition"28 days in the United States of America 's fourth largest city Houston opening, Terracotta Army of Qin120 pieces ( sets) of precious cultural relics will to the American people to show the Chinese ancient civilization charm.
The exhibition by the China Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau and the United States of Houston Museum of natural science is held jointly, will continue until September 3rd. Houston is the American tour second station, the last station. Previously a station for Losangeles.
The Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau deputy director Zhang Wen said, this exhibition is the Shaanxi province from 2008 to2010in the United States, Terracotta Army of Qin show great success, at the request of the US side held. Exhibits from Shaanxi province9cultural relics units to provide, in addition to5 piece Terracotta Army, mainly for the Chinese Tang Dynasty cultural relics.
Among the exhibits, unearthed in 1999, usually sealed in constant temperature, humidity in the warehouse green kneeling terracotta precious. It is reported, this statue green figurines to the United States tour before only in Germany and China Taiwan region exhibited transient.
Zhang said, China history the heyday of these relics contributes to the American people to know China's long history and splendid civilization, such cultural exchange "very meaningful."
The Houston Museum of natural science Anthropology Museum curator Dirk Fan Tulun Howe said, compared to2009 in the Museum of Qin Terracotta Army exhibition, the exhibition of new China Tang two dynasty cultural relics, can be more comprehensive display of China's ancient civilization, including people's daily life and funeral etiquette.
In those days the Terracotta Army exhibition attracted about 200000 visitors, is the Houston Museum of natural history is one of the most popular exhibition ( scroll )