Exhibition: Splendeurs des Han

This expected very promising and exhibition, entitled “Wonders of the Hans, rise of the Celestial Empire” begins today at the musée Guimet. It presents a great variety of objects, a majority of which belongs to the funeral tradition. Some of the various paintings, ceramics, lacquerwares, sculptures, bronze statues and reliquaries are lent by provincial Chinese museums; others are from archaeological excavations and will be exhibited for the first time. A beautiful retrospective that will take visitors to the heart of the Han dynasty.

“Splendeurs des Han, essor de l’empire Céleste” exhibition, from October 22nd 2014 to March 1st 2015.
Open every day, except on Tuesdays, from 10am to 6pm.
Full rate: €9,50 / Reduced rate: €7.

Belt buckle
China, Western Hans (206 BC – 9 AD)
Buckle: L. 13,3 cm, l. 6cm ; Strap: L.3,3 cm,l.0,5 cm
Discovered in 1995, Burial chamber of Chu, Shizishan (Xuzhou, province of Jiangsu)
Xuzhou museum
© Art Exhibitions China / Musée de Xuzhou

Musée des Arts asiatiques – Musée Guimet
6, place d’Iéna
75016 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 56 52 53 00
Metro: Iéna (line 9) or Pont de l’Alma (RER C).

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