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Hunan Provincial Museum

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Hunan Provincial Museum is located on Number 50, Dongfeng Lu, Changsha City, next to the Revolutionary Martyr's Park. It covers an area of 50,000 square meters This museum has a collection of more than 110,000 objects, over 763 of which are top grade cultural relics unearthed in Hunan Province, unfolding the cultural development of Hunan Province throughout thousands of years. They include calligraphy and books of the late Ming and the early Qing Dynasties, lacquers, textiles, paintings, stone implements and pottery from the Neolithic Age, bronze wares of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties and celadon wares from the Eastern Han to the Sui and the Tang Dynasties.
Cultural relics unearthed in Mawangdui Han Tombs are the highlight in the museum.The first one is the 2,000 year old tomb and corpse of Xin Zhui, Marquess of Dai, which is well preserved and all of the artifacts placed in the grave as well as the corpse are swaddled in 20 layers of silk and linen. The second relic is a T-shaped colored silk painting still intact and has gorgeous color, depicting supposedly a banner for the soul and the voyage from the dead to the next world and life in the Western Han Dynasty. The third one is a plain gauze garment measuring 128 centimeters long and weighing 48 grams proves the existence of very advanced textile technology in the Han Dynasty when China was called the country of silk.
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