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    Shanxi University's former site


    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


    ​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


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

  • Jade ware


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

  • Pottery


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

  • Calligraphy


    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


    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.

  • Paintings


    Traditional Chinese paintings feature deep cultural connotations.

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