via The Standard, 24 August 2023: A special exhibition titled “Gazing at Sanxingdui: New Archaeological Discoveries in Sichuan” will showcase 120 artifacts, including bronze, jade, gold, and pottery objects dating back 2,600-3,300 years, with 23 being grade-one national treasures, and will be held at the Hong Kong Palace Museum from September 27 to January 8, celebrating National Day.
Gazing at Sanxingdui is jointly organized by the Hong Kong Palace Museum, the Sanxingdui Museum, the Jinsha Site Museum, the Sichuan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, and the Chengdu Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute.
The exhibition, hosted in gallery eight, focuses on the new archaeological finds at Sanxingdui in Sichuan Province.
It features 120 pieces of precious bronze, jade, gold and pottery dated to 2,600-3,300 years ago. Twenty-three of the exhibits are grade-one national treasures.
Nearly half of the displays were unearthed in the most recent excavations between 2020 and 2022, with the majority of them exhibited outside Sichuan for the first time.