The Dead Sea Scrolls, and what came before

2011-11-13 07:00:55

Few artifacts at the provocative new exhibition at Discovery Times Square in New York.

Pushing ahead

2011-11-11 07:42:07

Rickshaw still offers opportunities for Chinese migrant workers.

Bride of the Desert

2011-11-10 10:45:27

Site of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is often regarded as the "Bride of the Desert".

A painting that marries imperial figures

2011-11-10 07:58:34

Yan Liben is celebrated as ranking among the best Chinese figure painters and was arguably the genre's leader during the Tang Dynasty.

Chirping for victory

2011-11-08 07:54:58

The two combatants scream high-pitched battle cries as they leap toward each other. One slips out of an attempted headlock to flip his attacker over, judo style.

The history of everything in 100 things

2011-11-07 11:09:58

It was a project so audacious that it took 100 curators four years to complete it.

Young and traditional

2011-11-04 14:52:56

Students practise singing during a training session in Peking Opera at an art school affliated to Shenyang Normal University in Shenyang, Liaoning province, Nov 3, 2011.

Let's take a taxi

2011-11-04 08:47:03

You might hear tall tales about China's maniac cab drivers and devious scam artists. Follow Nicholas Richards through this guide for a smooth ride

Knots of fortune

2011-11-04 08:47:03

Chinese embroidery is a traditional symbol of good luck and reunion.

Cultural thirst drives China's top tea boom

2011-11-04 07:59:20

Fifteen years ago, the Lam family business picked up a consignment of aged tea from a defunct Hong Kong restaurant.

Reaching back in time to the beginning of porcelain

2011-11-03 07:59:00

A five-month exhibition titled Zhejiang Green Proto-Porcelain and Excavation Achievement of Deqing Kiln Sites recently wowed art enthusiasts and experts at Yanxi Hall of the Palace Museum, demonstrating the mysterious charm of this ancestor of Chinese porcelain.

Master of paper crafts

2011-11-01 14:56:14

Nie Fangjun, a 79-year-old craftsman, paints a paper dragon at his studio in Fenghuang county, Central China’s Hunan province, Oct 30, 2011.