The shortlisted archaeological discoveries and the "Top Ten" archaeological discoveries span several centuries from the prehistoric period, the Bronze Age and the Song and Yuan dynasties.
In 2019, researches on the Silk Road has yielded fruitful results, with more than 200 monographs, papers, reports and catalogues published at home and abroad, and more than 400 theses.
Countries along the Silk Road have carried out cooperation on cultural heritage, and various conferences have been held to carry forward the cultural heritage of the Silk Road in various forms.
The theme exhibitions about the "Silk Road" in 2019, which is an extraordinarily topical, complex, and fascinating field, not only in China but across Asia, Europe, and North America.
The "Top Ten" archaeological discoveries of the Silk Road selected in the “Annual Report of Silk Road Cultural Heritage 2019” are experts from different countries.
Astounding Discovery: the world's earliest silk fabrics, dating back at least 5,300 years, discovered at an urn coffin in C China.
More than 40 experts from worldfamous museums and 50-odd directors or delegates from Chinese museums atteneded the forum.
The symposium was hosted by IASSRT, organized by Korea National University of Cultural Heritage, China National Silk Museum (CNSM), and supported by the Korean National Intangible Heritage Center (KNIHC), National Museum of Korea (NMK), and Kyung-woo
On August 23rd, 2018, the “Ornamental Patterns from Ancient Chinese Textiles” collection was released on the second day of Beijing International Book Fair.
Grand Canal, Silk Road in World Heritage List
Centuries-old fabric found in Çatalhöyük
New Exhibitions on Textiles in the World
Threads of Time: Traditional Textiles and Contemporary Transformation in Taiwan
Lakme Fashion Week: All about Design and Craft