The China Daily article Brazen heights provides a fascinating insight into the Yinxu palaces of late Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) and this ancient kingdom and its society. Yinxu is located in Anyang city in Henan province. The treasure-filled Yinxu’s Archeological Museum is built under the earth, so as to not tamper with the natural landscape above it.
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China offers a fascinating array of museums showcasing aspects of Chinese culture and history. Coinciding with International Museum Day, CNTV has been presenting a great series of stories about an interesting selection of these museums: