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Introduction to Exhibitions
Exhibition of Cultural History of Shandong
Exhibition of the Confucian Culture
Exhibition of Han Dynasties Pictorial Art
Exhibition of Buddhist Art
Exhibition of the King of Lu State of Ming Dynasty
Ceramics in the Collection of Shandong Museum
Paintings in the Collection of Shandong Museum
Calligraphic Works in the Collection of Shandong Museum
The Exhibition of the Results of Archaeology
Introduction to Archaeology
Shandong Celebrities Hall
 
 
 
 
3. Exhibition of Han Dynasties Pictorial Art

The Han pictorial stones are architectural components of tombs, graveyard shrines and gate towers. People of the Han Dynasty, taking stone slabs and burins as pens, depicted life of all aspects, including funeral customs and religious beliefs, and as such the carved stones are tantamount to ˇ°pictorial epics of the Han historyˇ±.

The Han pictorial stones in Shandong are outstanding representatives of the Han art in the field in China. With a strong ˇ°national sense of simplicity and depth, they have found themselves in the ancient treasure of art of the world.

The cream of the Han pictorial stones in Shandong Museum was mostly unearthed in JiˇŻnan, Jining, Zaozhuang and Linyi, which are the major areas for their distribution. Here on display are the masterpieces from the Xiaotangshan shrine of Changqing, the Wuliang shrine of Jiaxiang and the Han tomb in Yinan.