Sichuan Sanxingdui · Jiangkou Battlefield & Guangdong Nanhai No.I Shipwreck
Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Archaeology Internship 2017-2018 Exhibition

15 October 2018 - 20 December 2018

Mon - Fri: 8:20 a.m. -10:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:20 a.m. -7:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

University Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Event Details:

Only through the “touching the ground” experience, can we understand the meaning of material culture in the past and explain to our contemporaries why we need to care about archaeological ruins. Our students learned a wide range of fieldwork skills and techniques through these meaningful archaeological internships. More important, the hands-on experience provides a great chance to them for better understanding the Bronze Age civilization in Sichuan and the Jiangkou sunken treasure legend. To team up with the underwater archaeology group, we want to present not only the fascinating archaeological experience “From the Mountains (Sichuan) to the Sea (Guangdong)” but also provide the general public some reflections inspired by these internships such as the variety and diversity of ancient civilizations in China and the role of Guangdong and Sichuan on the ancient Silk Roads. You are all cordially invited to visit this upcoming exhibition and attend the following activities.

Workshops are offered during the exhibition.

Talk 1:New Understanding of the Sanxingdui Site in Sichuan - The Ancient Walled Town and Sacrificial Pits at Sanxingdui
Speaker: Prof. Sun Hua (School of Archaeology and Museology, Peking University)
Date: 19 Oct 2018 (Fri)
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Venue: C1 T.C. Cheng Building, United College, CUHK
Language: Putonghua
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Co-organizer: Centre for Cultural Heritage Studies, Department of Anthropology, CUHK

Talk 2:”From the Mountains to the Sea” Sichuan and Guangdong Underwater Archaeology Student Interns Sharing Session
Speakers:Sonia Fung (Graduate, Department of Anthropology, CUHK)
Queenie Chung (Year 4 student, Department of Anthropology, CUHK)
Ho Chun Him (Mphil student, Department of History, CUHK)
Date: 20 Oct 2018 (Sat)
Time: 11:30am-12:30 pm
Venue: Learning Garden, University Library, CUHK
Language: Cantonese
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Talk 3: Treasures of the Deep: Maritime Archaeology in Hong Kong, China and Asia-Pacific
Speaker: Bill Jeffrey (Assistant Professor, University of Guam, Research Associate, Hong Kong Maritime Museum)
Date: 16 Nov 2018 (Fri)
Time: 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Venue: LT4 Esther Lee Building, Chung Chi College, CUHK
Language: English
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All are welcome!

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