Discover treasures from Maritime Silk Road in Nanjing | 2017-09-29 11:20

Discover treasures from Maritime Silk Road in Nanjing

A blue and red porcelain jar is on display at the Nanjing Museum, Sept 28. [Photo/IC]

An exhibition, China and the World: Seacraft and Porcelain Exhibition along the Maritime Silk Road, opened at the Nanjing Museum on Sept 28.

Featuring the shipwrecks and porcelains from Tang Dynasty (618-907) to Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), the exhibition displays over 300 cultural relics, some of which come from the National Museum and Palace Museum collection.

It shows the maritime traffic, seamanship, porcelain trade, and cultural communication of ancient China. Through these treasures, the scroll of the Maritime Silk Road history is unfolded.

Located in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, the Nanjing Museum is one of the largest museums in China. It also boasts one of the largest collections of the Ming and Qing royal porcelain in the world.

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