Reporter Tang Junyao Correspondent Yao Huimin
Liangzhu is a holy place that proves the history of Chinese civilization for more than 5,000 years, and Taosi is an ancient civilization in the Yellow River Basin 4,000 years ago.
What kind of civilizational "spark" has occurred between the two cultures?
How to outline the outline of early Chinese civilization?
On July 7th, "Tall as the Sky - The Highlights of the Archaeological Achievements of Taosi Site" opened at the Liangzhu Museum in Yuhang District, Hangzhou City, interpreting a time-travelling "dialogue and exchange" between the civilization of the Yangtze River and the civilization of the Yellow River.
According to reports, the site of Taosi is located in Xiangfen County, Linfen City, Shanxi Province, and excavated an unprecedented city site, a matching tomb of a king, the world's earliest observatory, a magnificent palace, an independent storage area, and a handicraft industry under official management. District, etc.
Many experts and scholars have proposed that the ruins of Taosi are the capital of Emperor Yao.
The Liangzhu site and the Taosi site are both part of the "Chinese Civilization Exploration Project".
During the development of Chinese civilization from a trickle to a magnificent process of confluence of rivers, Liangzhu and Taosi successively outlined the evolutionary path of early Chinese civilization.
Various archaeological evidences show that the two major civilizations have been inextricably linked 4,000 years ago.
The exhibition is divided into four units, "Mountains and Rivers Inside and Outside", "Huanghuang City", "Ritual System" and "Civilization Inheritance", displaying more than 100 of the most representative unearthed cultural relics from the Taosi site.
It is worth mentioning that the content of the exhibition is based on the exhibits and pictures of Liangzhu culture that are familiar to local audiences. Through video explanation, audio experience and other means, the exhibition level is enriched, and the important achievements of Taosi civilization and the relationship between the Yellow River Basin and the Yellow River are vividly displayed. The differences and connections of the civilizations in the Yangtze River Basin reflect the "diversity and unity" characteristic of the Chinese civilization.
Wang Shu, Secretary of the Party Working Committee and Director of the Management Committee of the Liangzhu Site Management Area in Hangzhou, expressed the hope that by holding this exhibition, the audience can appreciate the rich civilization achievements of the two ancient countries along the Yangtze River and the Yellow River Basin, and deepen the precious value of ancient Chinese cultural heritage. awareness and enhance cultural self-confidence.
Guo Xingjie, member of the Standing Committee and Secretary-General of Linfen Municipal Committee, expressed the hope that through this exhibition, the exchanges and cooperation between the two early civilized cities, Hangzhou and Linfen will be promoted, and the two cities will continue to explore the unknown, reveal the origin, and better understand the long history. , the broad and profound Chinese civilization.
This exhibition is sponsored by the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the Shanxi Provincial Bureau of Cultural Relics, the Management Committee of the Hangzhou Liangzhu Site Management Area, and the Linfen Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, and undertaken by the Liangzhu Museum and the Linfen Municipal Museum.
Interested friends can go to the Liangzhu Museum to watch the exhibition, which will last until October 9.