The China Heritage Watch Weekly News Digest for 17th-23rd December 2012.
Originally posted on China Heritage Watch:
The Shandong Provincial Museum (山东省博物馆) in Jinan (济南) is among the latest batch of museums to be awarded national first-level museum status.
She Brings Relics to Life (China Daily/People’s Daily)
Journalist Huang Zhiling meets with Hu Xiaorong, a former actress who now works as a museum guide at the Jinsha Site Museum (金沙遗址博物馆) in Chengdu (成都), Sichuan Province (四川省).
China has filed charges against the French auction house Artcurial for selling a Qing dynasty seal that is believed to have been one of the artefacts stolen from the Old Summer Palace by Anglo-French troops in 1860.
Photos of folk artists and tourists at the opening of the 25th International Snow Sculpture Expo in Harbin (哈尔滨), Heilongjiang Province (黑龙江省).
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