Shanghai Museum-Related Words - Detailed List with Characters and English

Names and terms related to the Shanghai Museum (上海博物馆) in Shanghai, China. Check out our Chinese Language Resources page at http://www.chinatravelca.com/faq/chinese-language-resources/.
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上海博物馆
the Shanghai Museum, world-class museum located in the People's Square in downtown Shanghai
博物馆
museum (measure word: 家, jiā)
人民广场
the People's Square, public space in downtown Shanghai near several important cultural centers
古物
ancient object; antique; antiquities
文物
cultural relic; historical relic; artifact (measure word: 件, jiàn, or 个, gè)
珍贵文物
masterpiece; museum piece officially recognized as a masterpiece according to a grading system including first-class (一级, yījí), second-class (二级, èrjí), and third-class (三级, sānjí) rankings
出土
to be unearthed or excavated; to come up out of the ground
收藏
to collect; collection (e.g., museum collection)
藏品
museum piece
艺术品
artwork; art piece; work of art (measure word: 件, jiàn)
展览
display, exhibit; to put on display, to exhibit, to show
展览厅
gallery; display room; showroom (measure word: 间, jiān)
中国古代青铜馆
Ancient Chinese Bronze Gallery, ground-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of bronze relics
古代
the period in Chinese history from remote antiquity to the mid-19th century; also, ancient times in general
青铜
bronze; alloy of copper (铜, tóng) and tin (锡, xī)
中国古代雕塑馆
Ancient Chinese Sculpture Gallery, ground-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese sculptures
雕塑
sculpture; statue
中国古代陶瓷馆
Ancient Chinese Ceramics Gallery, second-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese pottery and porcelain
陶瓷
pottery and porcelain; ceramics
中国历代绘画馆
Chinese Painting Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese paintings
历代
successive dynasties; past dynasties (refers to the various dynastic periods of imperial China)
绘画
drawing; painting (measure word: 幅, fú, or 张, zhāng)
中国历代书法馆
Chinese Calligraphy Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese calligraphy
书法
calligraphy; penmanship
中国历代印章馆
Chinese Seal Gallery, third-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese seals
印章
seal; stamp; signet; chop (measure word: 方, fāng)
中国古代玉器馆
Ancient Chinese Jade Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese jade artifacts
玉器
jade artifact
中国历代货币馆
Chinese Currency Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of Chinese coins and other forms of currency
货币
money; currency
中国明清家具馆
Chinese Ming and Qing Furniture Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum displaying antique furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties
明朝
Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 CE
清朝
Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911 CE
家具
furniture (measure word: 件, jiàn, or 套, tào)
中国少数民族工艺馆
Chinese Minority Nationalities' Art Gallery, fourth-floor gallery in the Shanghai Museum featuring displays of clothing, artworks, and handicrafts from many of China's ethnic minorities
少数民族
ethnic minority; minority nationality
工艺
arts and crafts; handicrafts; technology
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