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Xinjiang Regional Museum

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Xinjiang Regional Museum presents a wonderful collection of items from Xinjiang Urgur Autonomous Region as well as items from other areas along the ancient Silk Road. It is a collection of custody and heritage scientific research centers Xinjiang.

The museum was founded in 1953.The staff here is a composition of many minorities such as Uygur, Kazak, Hui, Mongolian, Sibo, Manchu, Han and so on. Since opened,it has made a series of important and has a collection of more than 50,000 pieces of the Xinjiang region,such as historical relics, ethnic heritage and revolutionary relics.It has held different types of Xinjiang historical relics exhibitions.

The Xinjiang area has long been a place where different ethnic groups live together. The diversity of their scripts and cultures of over 10 ethnic groups is exhibited in this museum, including documents in twelve different scripts about ancient military, economic, cultural and political affairs with a large number from the Han-dynasty finds at Turpan.

Other items in the collections include microliths, silver works of art, stone stelaes, ancient coins, potteries and wooden articles and mummies that were found in this area.

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