Saturday, September 27, 2008

Museum of Tang Dynasty's gate site opens in Xi'an

On September 26, the museum of a city gate site of Tang dynasty-Hanguangmen museum opened to public.

Hanguangmen's site was discovered in 1983. According to An Jiangyao, researcher of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, the site is more than 37 meters in length, and more than 19-meter-wide. It was built by pure loess, and the highest point is more than 8 meters.

Hanguangmen's site is the best preserved one among the excavated sites of Tang dynasty's gates.

By People's Daily Online

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