Museum of the West Han Dynasty
Nanyue Tomb Museum Guangzhou two thousand years of history witness. It is a new site museum Nanyue Mausoleum built for the centers is to protect cultural relics Chinese government based on “Venice Charter” take advantage of a successful example of cultural relics. It preserved tomb site rich connotation of Han Dynasty relics, elegant style of architecture and famous.
Museum building area of 14,000 square meters, divided into comprehensive exhibition building, the site of the tomb, the main exhibition floor three parts. Main floor display shows South Vietnam tomb unearthed more than a thousand pieces (sets) of Treasures. Building integrated display shows the Chinese ceramic art wonderful work – “Interbasin pillow and his wife donated the ceramic exhibition.”
Another temporary exhibition hall displaying large temporary exhibition of cultural relics at home and abroad. The museum has been listed as Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City, the first batch of patriotism education bases. In addition, the museum also has a collection of selling a variety of souvenirs.
The second generation of South Vietnam tomb of King Zhao Mo’s discovery in 1983, is the largest and the only tomb of the Han Dynasty painted sarcophagus found in the Lingnan region. Tomb unearthed a thousand pieces, including “Emperor line Xi” gold seal, jade horn cup, Jinming ARAB wrong section, printing copper mold, flat bronze ornaments and other artifacts of great historical, scientific and artistic value, reflects the Two thousand years ago Lingnan political, economic and cultural aspects of the content. Nanyue King is one of the Chinese in the 1980s major archaeological discoveries in 1996 as a national key cultural relics protection units.
In 1988 the official opening of the Nanyue King Museum, the building area of over 17,400 square meters, the main display Nanyue King site and excavations. The museum is the center of the tomb, the hillside, the space of several different sequences integrated display building, the tomb of protected areas, the main exhibition building organically linked, highlighting the site museum group style, Lingnan Modern Architecture a brilliant representative won six domestic and international architectural awards. The museum also has a Interbasin his wife donated the ceramic pillow thematic displays and temporary exhibitions from time to time. Museum collection is now up to more than 400 ceramic pillow, produced by Don’s Republic of China until, in song, and gold, the sheer number of fine quality, the wide mouth of the kiln in similar collections are rare.
Emperors attached great importance to select the burial location. One consideration for feng shui, the second is fear of future generations Pirates scramble provided a lot of doubts.
The second generation of the tomb of king Zhao Mo of Nanyue Kingdom hidden deep in the mountains in the hinterland like the post, the site is very elegant. Like most Dagangshan originally Yuexiu Mountain west Xiaogang, 49.17 meters above sea level, due to the shape of an elephant named. West of Orchid Lake is like a gang of two lakes, one of Guangzhou, formerly an old bay, Tang is a natural haven on the Pearl River, after sediment blockage. Burial location yard, good feng shui.
West of the ancient tombs located in Panyu city, until the Ming and Qing dynasties still in the western suburbs of the city. With the expansion of the city, it is now located in the bustling downtown.