A brown glazed jar from the Cizao Kiln in China’s Fujian province at the Maritime Museum’s ‘East Meets West: Maritime Silk Routes in the 13th-18th Centuries’ exhibition. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

When Hong Kong was a way station on the Maritime Silk Road – new exhibition showcases recent discoveries about city’s trading past

Hong Kong has been slower than some Chinese ports to trumpet its role in the history of East-West maritime trade, but a new exhibition at Hong Kong’s Maritime Museum shows the importance of places such as Tuen Mun and High Island to ancient mariners and is a timely reminder of the broader benefits to society of trade

Topic |   Chinese history

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A brown glazed jar from the Cizao Kiln in China’s Fujian province at the Maritime Museum’s ‘East Meets West: Maritime Silk Routes in the 13th-18th Centuries’ exhibition. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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