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Treasures of the Great Tang Dynasty

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On October 5, 1970, two large urns, containing more than one thousand splendid gold, silver, jade, crystal, agateglass wares, were unearthed at Hejiacun village in the southern suburbs of Xian city, the place where the Xinghua fang grid of Chang’an city of the Tang dynasty was located. These objects won everybody’s admiration for the perfect integration of the bearing of the Great Tang dynastythe exotic style. Chinese archaeologists considered this discovery as a rival of "Treasures of Oxus River", the famous archaeological discovery known by the west, as well as one of the Significant Archaeological Discoveries of China during the Twentieth Century.

Since Hejiacun treasures were discovered, only a small part of them were displayed in this museum were invited to join the overseas tour exhibitions. Most of them were kept in the storehouses. When these treasures were buried? Who was the owner? Why they were buried? This exhibition presents the most complete set of the discovered treasures. We invite you to explore these riddlesshare the rare legacy of the great Tang Dynasty.