6 Oct 2017 to 28 Jul 2018
Come and see a jade burial suit – last seen in Australia in 1979. Experience the power of the stories from ancient China.
While the power of the Roman Empire was rising in the West, the Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE) founded the eastern civilisation in China through a period of cultural and technological development, economic wealth and territorial expansion.
This brand new exhibition showcases this significant period of Chinese history through the Han dynasty’s remarkable people, progressive ideas, and great innovations.