Conserving the Tang era treasure

Since 2005, the Singapore government has maintained the preserved cargo of the Tang era shipwreck found near the Belitung Island in the Java Sea, for educational display and scholarly research. OTE shares the photos taken during the underwater archaeology excavations. These experts conserved the 70,000 objects and documented each one via text and photography. The Asia Society Institute recognizes the importance of sharing major works and discoveries of historical significance with the public to understand our past.