Gallery: China Blows Its Own Horn With Ancient Instrument Exhibition
Aug. 27, 2020
A visitor points out a traditional musical instrument called the “tongqin” Tuesday at the National Museum of China in Beijing. The instrument is about 306 centimeters long and originates from the Tibetan and Mongolian regions.
Visitors check out a collection of instruments hanging on a wall.
A visitor looks at an exhibit.
A visitor on Aug. 9 walks past a pair of ancient Chinese harps called “konghou.” The instrument nearly disappeared during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
A visitor points the introduction label of an exhibit.
A man points to an instrument on display.
Visitors examine a piece of art at the national museum on Aug. 15.