Unveiling the history and culture of ancient China’s first recorded dynasty of Xia (2070-1600 B.C.), the Erlitou Site Museum of Xia Capital(with all the museum display cases/museum showcases/museum display cabinets are customized by Wangda Showcases) opened to the Public on 19, October 2019.
Discovered in 1959 in Luoyang by historian Xu Xusheng, Erlitou was identified by Chinese archaeologists as the relics of the capital city of the middle and late Xia Dynasty.Over the past 60 years, archaeologists have excavated over 10,000 items out of a total area of 40,000 square meters from the site.
Costing 630 million CNY (about 89 million U.S. dollars) for construction for over 2 years, the museum covers an area of 32,000 square meters, to display the excavated China’s earliest known urban network,bronze wares,pottery wares and jade wares as well as turquoise dating back to 3800 years ago. The museum will help people around the world to learn more about ancient Chinese history and culture from the re-presentation of the first-recorded dynasty capital of China.