History in Photos


  • Er Litou Cultural Relics - Xia History Site in Modern China
    Xia was the first country in China's history. After that, the demise system has been replaced by hereditary system. dynasty. The capital area of Xia dynasty was in Er Litou Cultural Relics, located in the western part of Henan and the northern part of Shanxi.
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  • Ancient China's Cold Weapons
    The civilization of ancient China has developed renowned martial arts and battle techniques. A predominant example of such arts is Kung-Fu. The Chinese army was a very successful force commanded by the Chinese emperor in the Asian continent. It checked the...
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  • Beautiful and Powerful - 11 Legendary Empresses in Chinese History
    Feng Xiaolian (冯小怜) was an imperial consort of the Chinese dynasty Northern Qi. She was a concubine of the penultimate Gao Wei, and his infatuation with her caused her to be, fairly or unfairly, often stated by traditional historians as a reason for Northern...
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  • Collection of Chinese Fine Bronze
    Bronze plaques inlaid with an animal mask in turquoise, lengths 14.4 (left) and 16.3 (right) cm. Objects from-the Erlitou Site.Double square bronze YI vessel, total height 60 cm, total length 88.2 cm. Objects from Lady Hao's Tomb in the Yin Ruins. Triplex...
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  • Collection of Chinese Fine Ceramics
    Painted pottery basin, height 16.4 cm. Objects of the Yangshao Culture from Banpo.Painted pottery basin, height 16.7 cm. Objects of the Yangshao Culture from Banpo.Small-mouthed pointed-bottomed pottery bottle, height 48 cm. Objects of the Yangshao Culture...
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  • Collection of Chinese Fine Bone and Antler Production
    Ivory cup with turquolse inlay, height 30.5 cm. Object from Lady Hao's Tomb in the Yin Ruins.Bone comb, length 10 cm. Objects from Shang Tombs at Qianzhangdai.Bone fish, length 12.6 cm. Objects from Shang Tombs at Qianzhangdai.Bone cicada, length 5.5 cm....
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  • Collection of Chinese Fine Gold and Silver Artifacts
    Bronze Boshan Censer with Gold Inlay from Western Han Tomb 1 in Mancheng. Total height 26cm.Bronze leopard with gold inlay, Tomb 2, height 3.5cm. Objects from Western Han Tombs in Mancheng.Bronze cup in the shape of a scarlet bird holding a ring in the mouth,...
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  • Collection of Chinese Fine Jade Objects
    Jade dragon, height 5.6cm, length 8.1cm. Objects from Lady Hao's Tomb in the Yin Ruins.Jade tigers, lengths 11.7cm (upper) and 14.1cm (lower). Objects from Lady Hao's Tomb in the Yin Ruins.Jade elephant, length 6cm. Objects from Lady Hao's Tomb in the Yin...
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  • Six Gentlemen of the Hundred Days Reform
    In the 103 days from June 11 to September 21, 1898, the Qing emperor, Guangxu, ordered a series of reforms aimed at making sweeping social and institutional changes. This effort reflected the thinking of a group of progressive scholar-reformers who had...
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  • Old Photos of the Forbidden City
    Marble Bridge on Wanshou Mountain 万寿山石桥 The Palace of Yu Kun 翊坤宫 View form Hetamen East View form Hetamen North-West The Gate of Xuan Wu View from Hetamen to Imperial City
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