The Age of Yue Kings: Selected cultural relics from states of Wu, Yue and Chu
Poster for the exhibition The Age of Yue Kings: Selected cultural relics from states of Wu, Yue and Chu.[Photo/Official website of the Zhejiang Provincial Museum]
Curious about the early periods of Chinese civilization? Check out the exhibition The Age of Yue Kings: Selected cultural relics from states of Wu, Yue and Chu held by the Zhejiang Provincial Museum and be prepared to be blown away by the ingenuity of ancient Chinese.
The exhibition teams up more than 320 pieces of cultural artifacts from 27 museums and cultural institutes across the country. It sketches the history of and relations among Wu, Yue, and Chu, three states that flourished and waned in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River from the Spring and Autumn period to the Warring States period (770-221BC).
Aside from ancient bronzeware, lacquerware, pottery and porcelain, the two-millennia-old Sword of Gou Jian, king of the Yue State in the Spring and Autumn period (770-476BC), is also highlighted at the exhibit.