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Maritime Silk Road relics on display in Haikou
UpdateTime:2017-02-14 author:Visit Hainan source:

A child looks at a vase dating from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

The Hainan Province Museum, located in the province's capital city of Haikou, is currently displaying relics of the Maritime Silk Road.

 

A gold-plated belt salvaged from the ancient merchant boat Nanhai (South China Sea)

250 pieces of cultural relics collected from Hainan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangdong provinces and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are on display, including porcelain, silk, ceramics, as well as gold and silver items.

The Hainan Province Museum regularly hosts unique travelling exhibits in addition to the permanent displays covering Hainan culture, history, and art. Best of all? Admission is free! Don't forget to bring your photo ID, which is required for admission.

Nicki Johnson

Visit Hainan

(Photos/Xinhua)

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