CULTURE Xinjiang restores over 100 antique items

CULTURE

Xinjiang restores over 100 antique items

Xinhua

16:42, March 24, 2021

A staff shows a restored gold-plated bronze Buddha statue next to a photo showing the statue before restoration at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff member arranges the restored chain mail at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff member restores an antique item at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff arranges the restored chain mail at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff arranges a restored standing man figurine at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff member restores a clay figurine at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff member displays a restored civil official figurine on horseback at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

A staff arranges a restored silk robe at the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 19, 2021. Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has restored 118 prominent antique items under five restoration projects lasting three years. The restored items, including collections of different museums as well as those unearthed in Xinjiang, cover textiles, metalware and colored statues, according to the Museum of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. These items are about 4,000 years to more than 100 years old. (Xinhua/Ding Lei)

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