Saturday, 28 August 2010
Precious historical documents of Xinjiang exhibited
Xinjiang Historic Documents Exhibition will open at Xinjiang Museum on August 20 and lasts for one month. This exhibition which is held by the Government of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and co-sponsored by Department of Culture of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, National Library of China and Library of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region will exhibit precious historic documents of Xinjiang for the first time since the founding of People's Republic of China.
The 106 pieces of documents in 24 languages exhibited will include documents on wood slips and paper contributed by National Library of China and big libraries and museums in Xinjiang. The 25 pieces of precious documents enlisted in the National Directory of Precious Ancient Books will also be exhibited.
The exhibited documents fall into different times. For example, there are 27 pieces of documents from the Pre-Qin, the Western and Eastern, the Southern and Northern Dynasties, 24 pieces from Sui, Tang and 5-Dynasty Periods, 18 pieces from Song and Yuan Dynasties and 43 pieces from Ming and Qing Dynasties.
It is learned that Work Conference on Protection of National Ancient Books will also be held during the exhibition.