April 23, 2014

Google Art Project Adds 50 Items from China’s Hunan Provincial Museum

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This is the first material from Chinese museum that has been added to the Google Art Project online collection.

From Tech in Asia/Memeburn

Fifty priceless pieces from the Hunan Provincial Museum in central China can now be viewed online. The museum specializes in items excavated from local Han-era tombs, plus bronzeware from the Shang and Zhou dynasties dating back to 1600BC. One of the oldest — and most adorable — of the ancient relics is this boar-shaped bronze wine vessel which is at least 3,000 years old:

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Direct to Hunan Provincial Museum Collection (via Google Art Project)

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See Also: Google’s Art Project Adds 29 New Projects from 14 Countries (October 30, 2012)

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