More than 1,000 years ago Greek artistic influences trickled into western China via the Silk Road and left their mark in the famed Mogao frescoes painted outside of Dunhuang in China's Gansu Province. In 2007 Autumn, the classical Greek art exhibition on display at Beijing's Capital Museum gives local residents the opportunity to view some original Greek art.
More than 130 works of art are on loan from the Louvre Museum in France. The works include items from ancient Greece dating from the 5th Century BC to the 4th Century BC. They offer visitors an excellent chance to sense the grandeur of Greek civilization dating back more than 1000 years. Read more...
See more photos, please visit: Gallery of Greek Civilization in Beijing Museum
(China.org.cn November 30, 2007)