Skip to content

	From The First Emperor: China’s entombed warriors. Photo Richard Johnson

Chinese archaeology lectures

Recent archaeological discoveries

Visiting Chinese archaeologists from Shaanxi province report on recent archaeological discoveries in the Qin Shihuang mausoleum and other tombs and palatial sites of Qin aristocrats.

The talks will be delivered in Mandarin with English translation.

Excavations of Qin Palatial sites and the art of roofing tile-ends
Zhao Liguang, director, Xi’an Beilin Museum

Recent archaeological discoveries at the First Emperor’s tomb complex
Jiao Nanfeng, former director, Shaanxi Provincial Archaeological Institute


Is it the tomb of the First Emperor’s grandmother? Exploration of a Qin tomb at Shenheyuan
Xiao Jianyi, Research fellow, Shaanxi Provincial Archaeological Institute

Sunday 13 February 2011, 10.30am


Duration 2 hours, 30 minutes
Location: Domain Theatre

Related exhibitions: Homage to the ancestors, The First Emperor