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Slideshow of selected works

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	Dragon c700sgilded bronze with an iron coreunearthed from Caochangpo in the southern suburb of Xi’an, 1975Shaanxi History Museum
  • 	Dragon c700sgilded bronze with an iron coreunearthed from Caochangpo in the southern suburb of Xi’an, 1975Shaanxi History Museum
  • 	Female figure with zhuiji chignon 712–79earthenware with pigmentsexcavated from Hansenzhai, an eastern suburb of Xi’an, 1988Xi’an Museum
  • 	Stupa jar 650s – 750spainted earthenwareunearthed from the site of Zhongwei at Guodu, Chang’an District, Xi’an, 1988Xi’an Museum
  • 	Bhaisajyaguru (Medicine Buddha) late 700s or 800smarbleexcavated from the Taiping Temple site at Jiucheng Palace, Linyou County, Baoji, 1950Linyou Museum
  • 	Hayagrīva statue c800marble with remains of paint and gilding in the hairexcavated at the site of Anguo Monastery, Xi’an, 1959Xi’an Beilin Museum
  • 	Horse 718sancai earthenwareexcavated from the tomb of Li Zhen (625–688) in Xinglong Village of Yanxia Commune, Liquan County, 1972Zhaoling Museum
  • 	Stone chest early 700smarbleunearthed in Caiguai Village, Languan town, Lantian County, 1990Lantian County Heritage Tourism Bureau
  • 	Gilded basket c800–74silverunearthed from the rear chamber of the Famen Monastery crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Basin with mandarin ducks and floral medallion design 700–874gilded silverunearthed from the rear chamber of the Famen Monastery crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Pushou door knob 634–907gilded bronzeexcavated at the site of the Daming Palace, Xi’an, 1988Shaanxi History Museum
  • 	Mirror with mother-of-pearl and turquoise inlays 736bronze, mother-of-pearl and turquoiseexcavated from the tomb of Princess Li Chui at Xi’an Technology University, Xi’an, 2002Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology
  • 	Outer coffin inlaid with gemstones c874crystal, gemstonesunearthed from the secret niche under the rear chamber of Famen crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Bottle 700–874glasswareunearthed from the rear chamber of the Famen Monastery crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Horse 742sancai earthenwareexcavated from Li Xian’s tomb at Pucheng County, 2000Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology
  • 	Men on horseback 706painted earthenwareexcavated from the tomb of Prince Yide (682–701) at Qianling, Xianyang, 1971Qianling Museum
  • 	Container in tortoise shape 800–74gilded silverunearthed from the rear chamber of the Famen Monastery crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Tea grinder 869gilded silverunearthed from the rear chamber of the Famen Monastery crypt, 1987Famen Temple Museum
  • 	Zodiac animals 700searthenwareunearthed from a Tang-era tomb at Xi’an University of Technology, Xi’an, 2002Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology
  • 	Zodiac animals 700searthenwareunearthed from a Tang-era tomb at Xi’an University of Technology, Xi’an, 2002Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology
  • 	Mural of females c710pigments on plasterexcavated from the tomb of Li Chongjun, Prince Jiemin, in Fuping, Weinan, 1995Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology
  • 	The colourful Medicine Buddha’s Eastern Paradise sutra (c618–705) on the north wall of Cave 220, Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, Gansu ProvinceAs seen in the immersive Pure land digital installationPhoto: Dunhuang Research Academy
  • 	Digitising the murals inside Cave 61 (907–60), Dunhuang, Gansu ProvincePhoto: Sun Zhijun