Archaeological excavation without authorization, without the administration of the bronze sculptures approval or serious breach of the behavior of the “field of archaeological work procedures to carry out archaeological excavations, national bronze Board may give notice of criticism, suspend or cancel the archaeological excavation unit group or individual leader qualifications. The bronze is featured by indigenous features, such as the large square tripod, flat-tiger-form-foot ding, etc. In the selection of the national ten major archaeological discoveries in 2003, the chairman of the Archaeological Society of China, said Xu Pingfang: The selection criteria there are two “hardware”, that is, the proceedings need legal excavation process must be formal scientific procedures. And another three criteria: whether it has historical value, scientific and artistic value. Can be seen, the strict legal procedures and operating procedures are increasingly being taken seriously.
Collection of bronze collection of bronzes means the collection of bronzes from museums, memorial halls, libraries and bronzes with archaeological research institutions. To ensure the safety of bronze collections, to give full play to the role of the bronze collection, should strengthen the protection and management of bronze collections. The third is indigenous type that is definitely the sacrificial bronze sculpture produced in the locality. Its contents include: the establishment of a collection of bronze reception, identification, registration, cataloging and file system, warehouse management system, storage, cancellation and statistical systems, maintenance, repair and replication system. Bronze Collection Management in accordance with the provisions of the People’s Republic of China Bronze Protection Act as well as museum collections management approach, the custody of the bronze collection should be done: a sound system, clear accounts of the exact identification, cataloging full and clear, proper custody, check with the convenience.
First of all, the museum’s collection and must distinguish between the levels, are generally divided into one, two, three. Among them, a collection must focus custody. Secondly, we should make the reception of the collection, identification, registration account, cataloging and archiving. Acceptance of the collections must first serious appraisal, to determine the authenticity, age, Tibet and classification, naming, classification. Among these three types, the bronze statue of this type occupies the great part. Bronze collections keep accounts include naming, quantitative, note the age, status, source registration. Registration must be strictly in accordance with the format prescribed by the bronze Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, piece by piece, item by item with indelible ink to fill in, writing and strive neat and clear. If revised, the designated lane, Attn revised at seal in red ink. Registration account of the management of collections personnel shall oversee collection of the Treasury.
The museum must establish a collection of catalog cards. In addition to the project to fill in the total registered account on the card, must also fill out the expert opinion, bearing in mind, inscriptions, spread experience. The text must be accurate, concise, accompanied by photographs, rubbings or drawings. Moreover, the chinese bronze is decorated with ornaments of a strong local flavor. The museum must establish a collection of files, the preparation of a collection of classified directories and a collection directory. “A collection of files and a collection of directory” format specified by the National Bronze Bureau. Museums “a collection of files” and “a collection of directory” reported that the bronze administration of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government departments and national bronze dragon Bureau record.