Weekly snapshot of Chinese cultural news

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BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- The following are highlights of China's major cultural news from the past week:

-- Artifacts from 3,000-year-old site on display in Beijing

Artifacts unearthed from an archaeological site dating back to the late Shang Dynasty (about 1600 B.C.-1046 B.C.) are on display in the National Museum of China in Beijing.

It is the first large-scale public display of artifacts discovered at the Jiuwutou site in north China's Shanxi Province.

More than 170 items and sets of objects including sacrificial vessels and liquor containers are on exhibition, together with photos and videos showing the excavation process.

-- 4K version of classic war film hits Chinese screens

China's first movie featuring the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea, "Shang Gan Ling," returned to screens with a 4K-resolution version, said the China Film Archive.

The film, which premiered in 1956, tells the story of soldiers serving in the Chinese People's Volunteers army who put up a heroic fight and suffered pains to defeat the enemy during the war (1950-53).

-- Buddhist sculpture exhibition opens in Beijing

An exhibition of Buddhist sculptures from Boxing County, east China's Shandong Province, opened at the National Museum of China in Beijing Wednesday.

Named "Mirror of the Mind," the exhibition features 119 pieces (sets) of artifacts made of various materials, including stone, gilded bronze and white pottery, according to a statement on the museum's official website. Enditem

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