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    Exhibition in Taiyuan has a silver lining

    2021-03-11

    A silver ornaments exhibition is underway at the Shanxi Bronze Museum in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, showcasing 600 examples of traditional folk jewelry ranging from the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) to modern times.

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    Shanxi University's former site

    2020-08-20

    The former site of Shanxi University was built in 1902 and the university is one of three earliest national universities in China, making it of important historical significance.

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    Large ancient cemetery site discovered in Shanxi

    2020-06-24

    ​A large cemetery site dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) was recently discovered by archaeologists in Taiyuan city, capital of North China's Shanxi province.

  • Bronze ware

    2020-01-07

    Shanxi has a long history of using excellent techniques to produce bronze wares of unique style.

  • Jade ware

    2019-03-28

    Jade wares were extremely popular in ancient China because of their mysterious, elegant and translucent natures.

  • Pottery

    2019-03-28

    Pottery or earthenware was invented in Shanxi as early as the Neolithic Age.

  • Calligraphy

    2019-03-28

    Shanxi has a long history in calligraphy, with its roots tracing back to Madam Wei, the teacher of China's greatest calligrapher Wang Xizhi in Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420).

  • Stone carvings

    2019-03-28

    Shanxi is famous for its superb historical heritage of stone carving art — with its roots in the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24) some 2,000 years ago.

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