Tag: CN – Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City

China steps up efforts to safeguard historical, cultural heritage; CGTN

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China will further step up efforts to safeguard and transmit historical and cultural heritage with comprehensive protection systems, more funds and improved laws and regulations.

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Blooming lotus flowers entice tourists in E China’s Zhejiang; CGTN

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As summer arrives, the lotus flowers in Liangzhu Archaeological Site Park in Hangzhou City of east China’s Zhejiang Province are blossoming and enticing thousands of tourists.

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The mysterious ancient figure challenging China’s history; Alastair Sooke; BBC

A spectacular jade carving may hold the clue to an early society that predates what many historians believed to be China’s oldest, writes Alastair Sooke.

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China Adds Records of New UNESCO Heritage Site Into Textbooks; Xinhua

The ancient civilization of Liangzhu, China’s latest cultural site inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, has had its history recorded in middle school textbooks, which will be used in the new school year that started on Monday. The archaeological discoveries of Liangzhu, including its unique water conservancy system and jade wares, are compiled into the history textbooks published by the People’s Education Publishing House for grade 7 in China.

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The magic of finding an ancient civilization in your backyard; Jocelyn Elkenburg; China Daily

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4,300-yr-old jade disk discovered in E China; Xinhua

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Ancient splendor at heritage site revealed; Wu Huixin; Shine.cn

The archeological ruins of Liangzhu city, newly inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is better…

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Presenting History; Sherry Qin; BJ Review

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