Qianjiang Evening News Hourly News Reporter Tang Xufeng Correspondent Zhao Yang
Have you ever seen bamboo bone mahjong in the 20th century? All of them are small and exquisite, and the carrying boxes for mahjong are all mahogany or inscription…
This morning (September 29), the Ningbo Museum held an exhibition of cultural relics forfeited by Ningbo Customs. Among the confiscated cultural relics handed over this time, there are 38 pieces of bamboo bone mahjong, wood, porcelain, bronze, tinware, calligraphy works and embroidery works.
The Qianjiang Evening News hourly news reporter learned at the scene of the cultural relics handover ceremony that this batch of cultural relics was seized by Ningbo Customs from international mail channels and identified by the Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Relics Appraisal Station as cultural relics in the modern period. The Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau designated the Ningbo Museum as the receiving unit of the batch of cultural relics. It is reported that this is the first time that the Ningbo Museum has accepted a confiscated cultural relic since its establishment.
“The illegal flow of cultural relics abroad will damage both cultural relics and the loss of the country.” The relevant person in charge of Ningbo Museum said that after the batch of cultural relics is transferred to Ningbo Museum, it will receive more professional and valuable protection, and can better play its historical, cultural and artistic value, which is of great significance to the protection, research and utilization of cultural heritage and the improvement of people’s spiritual and cultural life.
According to the laws of our country, precious cultural relics are prohibited from exporting, and general cultural relics are restricted from exporting. Any unit or individual transporting, mailing or carrying cultural relics out of the country shall declare it to the Customs, and the Customs shall release the cultural relics on the basis of the export permit; Those who fail to make a declaration to the Customs shall be confiscated or punished in accordance with relevant laws and regulations, and if the circumstances are serious and constitute a crime, criminal responsibility will be pursued in accordance with law.
The relevant person in charge of Ningbo Customs said that in the next step, we will continue to crack down on the smuggling of cultural relics, improve the efficiency of supervision, prevent the loss of cultural relics abroad, and earnestly fulfill the duty of checking the country. At the same time, strengthen communication and cooperation with the competent departments for cultural relics and jointly do a good job in the protection of cultural relics.
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