Chinese Cultural Relics

Official translation of the award-winning Chinese journal Wenwu

Chinese Cultural Relics is the official English translation of the prestigious award-winning Chinese archaeology journal Wenwu (Cultural Relics). Published since the 1950s, Wenwu is well known in China and abroad for its quality articles and in-depth reporting of Chinese archaeological surveys and fieldwork. Until the publication of Chinese Cultural Relics, the information presented in this key resource has only been accessible to those who can read Chinese.

Each issue of Chinese Cultural Relics contains select content from recent issues of Wenwu. In addition to high-quality translation, each article includes the same detailed photographs and beautiful hand-drawn illustrations as in the Chinese publication.

Chinese Cultural Relics covers a wide range of topics, including: new archaeological findings, research & exploration, archaeological preservation, bronze wares, ceramics, ancient seals & currency, grottoes & statues, bamboo slips & documents, museum exhibitions, ancient towns & villages, inscriptions & epitaphs, and archaeology of science & technology.

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Chinese Cultural Relics
  • ISSN (print): 2330-5150
  • ISSN (online): 2330-5169
  • Language: English
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Year first published: 2014
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Editorial Board

Chinese Edition

Director: Wenbin Zhang
Deputy Director: Zicheng Zhang
Members: Ji Sun, Wenming Yan, Xueqin Li, Zhongpei Zhang, Hong Yang, Xin Yang, Bai Su, Xinian Fu, Xigui Qiu
Editor-in-Chief: Guangran Zhang
Executive Editor: Xia Wang
Associate Editor-in-Chief: Guanhua Yang
Editors: Yanming Zhou, Qian Dai, Ran Wu

English Edition

Managing Editor: Garry Guan
Associate Editors: Xin Chen, Yuting Gao
Editors: Laurence Bogoslaw, David M. Hodges, Susan Huo, Rachel Turner
Production Manager: Ana K. Niedermaier

Translation Advisory Board

Ofer Bar-Yosef, Harvard University
Lothar von Falkenhausen, University of California, Los Angeles
Alexander I. Lebedintsev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Far East Branch
Yanxiang Li, University of Science & Technology, Beijing
Katheryn Linduff, University of Pittsburgh
Gideon Shelach, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Endymion Wilkinson, Fairbank Center, Harvard University

Chinese Cultural Relics is indexed in: AATA Online: Abstracts of International Conservation Literature (select content), Ancient Chinese Civilization Bibliography, Bibliography of Asian Studies, MLA International Bibliography

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Vol. 1, No. 1 (2014)

Vol. 1, No. 2-4 (2014)

Vol. 2, No. 1-2 (2015)

Vol. 2, No. 3-4 (2015)

Vol. 3, No. 1-2 (2016)

Vol. 3, No. 3-4 (2016)

Vol. 4, No. 1-4 (2017)

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