Maritime Silk Road Exhibit Starts in Xi'an

By Mei Manuel, February 06, 2018 02:02 AM


A special exhibition focusing on the Maritime Silk Road and the mirrors traded in the old days was launched in the Museum of Xi'an Tang Imperial City Hangguang Entrance Remains in Xi'an, China on January 31, 2018.

The exhibit features 79 Japanese mirrors and 11 Chinese bronze mirrors which were shipped to Japan using the Maritime Silk Roads during the Western Han Dynasty.

These mirrors are significant to China's history as it showed how Chinese cultures were transferred to other countries through the Silk Road and how it bolstered cultural exchanges and prosperity in the period.

The exhibition would end on March 21, 2018.

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