CHENGDU, Dec. 26 (NBD) -- Over 200 precious antiques, works of art will be on show throughout the Soul of Silk Road - Exhibition on Dunhuang art and Treasures from Sichuan and the Silk Road on Tuesday at Chengdu Museum in southwest China's Chengdu city.

The exhibits, from 60 museums in 28 different provinces along the Silk Road, will be grouped together under various categories including antiques, fabrics, porcelain, publications, photos, designs and animations.

The exhibition, the first of its kind covering an area of 5,000 square meters, is open to the public for free and will last till April 10, 2017.

The 1,600-year-old Dunhuang Mogao Caves in Gansu Province feature a huge collection of Buddhist artworks -- more than 2,000 colored sculptures and 45,000 square meters of frescoes in 735 caves carved along a cliff by ancient worshippers. It was China's first UNESCO World Heritage Site, inscribed in 1987.




Editor: Zeng Yunheng