If Treasures Could Talk: The Beauty of Palace Lamp
How did people in ancient China light up the dark night while still keeping the air clean?
The Changxin Palace Lamp was once used in the bathroom of the Changxin Palace. It's the only human-shaped lamp of its kind that has been discovered so far.
In this episode, we'll learn about the cultural and artistic philosophy that led to the design of the beautiful the Changxin Palace Lamp, which was made in the time of the Western Han dynasty (206 B.C. to 9 A.D.).