The Sound of Wind and Soldiers Memories of an Ancient City
MEMORIES OF AN ANCIENT CITY
Over the past few decades, a variety of artefacts from the Liao and Jin dynasties have been unearthed in Beijing and Liaoning Province.
The past century has witnessed astounding archaeological discoveries, some of which are milestones and significant achievements. Ancient human activities are becoming better understood. . This heritage takes people on a journey of history and self discovery.
It has been said: “Peiping (the name of Beijing from 1928–1949) has always seemed the same, something of a man of certain age, spending his time in leisure.” This feeling is shared by many people who have lived in a culture where footprints from the past are honoured and preserved. Relics from the eastern capital of the Liao (AD 907– 1125) and Jin (1115–1234) dynasties are on display in Beijing at the Liao and Jin City Wall Museum. They take people back to the olden days of the city.