Google Art Project Adds 50 Items from China’s Hunan Provincial Museum
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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See Also: Google’s Art Project Adds 29 New Projects from 14 Countries (October 30, 2012)
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