As for the claim that the terracotta warriors and horses are the “eighth wonder of the world,” it takes a lot of nights. In fact, this was raised by Chirac, who was the mayor of Paris at the time and then the president of France, when he visited the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang in 1978. According to the memories of Han Xiaoan from the Press Office of the Foreign Affairs Office of Shaanxi, as a senior archaeological and cultural relics lover, Chirac, after visiting Pit No. 1 of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang on the afternoon of September 23, 1978, praised the terracotta warriors and the old “Seven Wonders of the World”. Tied together, it can be called “the eighth wonder of the world.” At first, this comment did not attract the attention of the Chinese side, but the reporters from AFP and Le Monde who accompanied Chirac at the time recorded it, and reported Chirac’s comments in Paris, which aroused the attention of the French. Generally concerned. It was in the 1980s that Chirac’s comments were “exported to domestic sales,” and they were noticed by the domestic authoritative media. They carried out numerous reports in the country and became well-known to the people. Obviously, when Chirac proposed the Terracotta Warriors and Horses as the “Eight Wonders of the World”, there were both the excitement of travelers in Herodotus’s time when they checked out the landmarks of exotic civilizations, and the shock of later generations when they faced the grand ruins of ancient times. So, is it possible that the archaeological discoveries of Sanxingdui will make Sanxingdui the “ninth wonder of the world”? What needs to be clarified is that large buildings are not absent in the Sanxingdui site. According to archaeological discoveries, a total of seven sections of rammed city walls of Wuhua soil were found at Sanxingdui site, namely, the east city wall, the south city wall, the west city wall, the moon bay city wall, the Sanxingdui city wall, the Cangbaobao city wall and the north city wall. The total area of ​​the city is 3.5 square meters. Kilometers. Among the city sites, the most ambitious building is Qingshanguan F1, which is built on a rammed earth platform and covers an area of ​​more than 1,000 square meters. The existing “Seven Wonders of the World” Pyramid of Khufu in Egypt has a base area of ​​56,900 square meters, which is 56.9 times the size of Qingshan Pass F1. Therefore, from the standpoint of a single building, the scale of Qingshanguan F1 is obviously not as large as the Pyramid of Khufu, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World”. Therefore, although there are indeed large buildings at the Sanxingdui site, their size is not outstanding. From this point of view, the archaeological discoveries at Sanxingdui do not feature “large scale” as their main feature. Since the Sanxingdui site cannot be called a “large scale,” then can it be used as a “landmark” for people from other countries to recognize China? Judging from the current archaeological discoveries, although the Sanxingdui site represents the premier bronze civilization in Shu during the same period, it can hardly surpass the Anyang Yin Ruins in the Central Plains and become the representative of civilization on the land of China in the same period. This is mainly because the academic circles generally believe that although the Sanxingdui civilization represented by the Sanxingdui site has its own characteristics, it should be a Fang Kingdom during the Shang Dynasty, and it was dominated by the Shang civilization represented by the Anyang Yin Ruins of the same period. Not only that, before Sanxingdui, there were many cultural Icon jewels in China: Whether it is the terracotta warriors and horses that have been positioned as the “eighth wonder of the world” or the Great Wall, which is sometimes on the “list of wonders of the world”, they look better than those in Sanxingdui. The IP must be large, and it has the “recognition” that represents the Chinese civilization. Because of this, the Sanxingdui site can hardly be called the “ninth wonder of the world.” However, when we stop at the Sanxingdui site today, we will inevitably be amazed at this brilliant civilization thousands of years ago. This and the ancient travelers who traveled through the Mediterranean and the Middle East stayed on the side of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and sighed at the glorious years. It seems to be the same. If so, whether it is called the “Ninth Wonder of the World” or not, if the Sanxingdui site can attract people to “wander around, it is enough for the most audio-visual entertainment,” it is not a “trustworthy Coke”.

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helpmekim
6 months ago

Just say the answer: impossible. Because the selection criteria are different. The eight wonders of the world are almost all famous ancient buildings. In the words of “Civilization”, this is called a “spectacle”, and it needs soldiers, horses, money, food, and even the power of the whole country to build it. Each miracle consumes a lot of time, and at the same time it is a unique masterpiece in the history of architectural art. Only then can it become a masterpiece of this civilization. Why does it have to be an ancient building? Because the people in ancient times couldn’t see anything else. The treasures in the soil can only be seen by the tomb robbers, and the precious artworks and calligraphy can only be seen by the imperial palace. The audience is too small. For the public, only those tall, magnificent and visible buildings are candidates for the miracle of the world. Also, the selection of the Seven Wonders of the World is limited to the Mediterranean coast. In other words, this is the home award. The judges can’t see anything beyond this geographical range. It’s like the Oscars will not be awarded to Hong Kong films. If the pyramid is moved to Los Angeles or the lighthouse is built on Sakhalin, They will also lose the election. In this sense, the so-called “world miracle” is not a fair honor, it has a narrow side. The young angry youths in the comment area don’t need to argue about this, and it doesn’t make much sense. In addition, the wonders built or discovered in the past few hundred years cannot participate in the evaluation by default. Because the people who select the wonders of the world are ancient people, there are limitations of the times. Otherwise, the Burj Khalifa and the International Space Station will be able to kill all the ancient buildings in seconds. Therefore, only seven wonders of the world are globally recognized. The terracotta warriors and horses, as the “eighth miracle”, are self-proclaimed by the celestial dynasty (please forgive me for being so straight). Because the terracotta warriors and horses are not ancient buildings, they have been available for a short time, and most importantly, they cannot represent Chinese civilization. Even if the judges living in the Mediterranean were lucky enough to see the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, they would not think of it as a symbol of this great civilization. The vastness of the Chinese civilization, many relics and sites can reflect the soul of our nation, and the terracotta warriors and horses really cannot be ranked. The same is true of Sanxingdui. No matter how many cultural relics it unearths, no matter how exquisite its cultural relics are, it is only a side branch of Chinese civilization. At that time, China had Shang and Zhou Dynasties, and there were more than a hundred Fang Kingdoms, and the ancient Shu Kingdom could at best be regarded as a footnote to the Central Plains dynasty. Then take a step back, what kind of relic is qualified to be the real eighth wonder of the world? First of all, it must be an ancient building. Secondly, it must look good. Third, it must be able to represent its own civilization. If you don’t consider geographical factors, Angkor Wat, the Colosseum, Taj Mahal, Ding Ling Temple, Abu Simbel, and the Great Wall are all acceptable. But unfortunately Angkor Wat and the Taj Mahal are too close in age, the Colosseum missed the vent, Ting Ling Temple and Abu Simbel were buried by yellow sand unknown, and the Great Wall was not well preserved, so I regretted losing the election. Let’s take a step back and say that if we don’t restrict “ancient architecture”, we can only participate in the election based on our strength. Will Sanxingdui have a chance to become a “world miracle? Unfortunately, it still can’t. The gap between the two is visible. So Sanxingdui is not great. It is not advanced either. It was only one of the countless sub-civilizations at that time, which was relatively strong. The greatest thing about it is that its relics have been successfully preserved, giving modern people a window into history, and therefore it is precious. Ruo. If it were to be compared with the head civilization that was one of the best in the world at that time, it would still be a little undersized.

heloword
6 months ago

Whether it becomes the world’s largest miracle or not, it shouldn’t be that important. What’s important is how much value she can play in her development and in the process of “human civilization”. Judging from the current development, there is still a lot to make people feel. Going to the “unbelievable place” also left some questions, which are worth exploring. 1 Is the development process of civilization “linear” or “non-linear”? 2 Is the change of civilization a “continuous form” or a “sudden evolution”? Does Sanxingdui “exist independently”? If not, how does it connect and integrate with other civilizations? Why did the craftsmanship she embodied suddenly disappear in the later Chinese civilization? Feel that there is a sudden “interruption” of civilization? In fact, there are only seven miracles generally recognized in the world, and the eighth miracle is different in different countries. The Seven Wonders were selected by relatively well-known foreign cultural scholars or institutions at that time. There were no strict and transparent standards, and they had a great ethnic plot. At that time, the judges had “familiarity” with these civilizations and “degree of soul shock”. “For selection. It is believed that as the “speaking power” and “influence” of the Chinese clan increase, there will be more and more “Chinese miracles” recognized by foreign countries. Attachment: Things about the Seven Wonders of the World The idea of ​​the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was proposed by the Phoenician traveler Antipark in the 3rd century, and was selected by the ancient Greek philosopher Ferro in 225 BC. They are: 1. Pyramid of Khufu (Giza, Egypt, still exists); 2. Hanging Garden (Babylon, Iraq, destroyed by earthquake); 3. Statue of Zeus (Olympia, Greece, destroyed by fire); 4. Temple of Artemis (Ephesus, Turkey, destroyed by fire); 5. Mausoleum of King Halicarnassus, Turkey, destroyed by the earthquake; 6. Bronze statue of the sun god (Rhodes, Greece, destroyed by the earthquake); 7. Alexandria lighthouse (Alexandria, Egypt, destroyed by an earthquake). It can be seen that due to the conditions at the time, all miracles were concentrated in the Mediterranean region. Moreover, the only thing that exists is the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, and the rest have been destroyed. The historical materials handed down are also quite scarce. Some experts even believe that whether certain buildings actually existed is still a mystery. The Seven Wonders of the Medieval World—Since most of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World no longer exist, later generations have proposed the Seven Wonders of the Medieval World. The traditionally recognized are: 1. The Colosseum (Rome, Italy); 2. The Alexandria Underground Mausoleum (Alexandria, Egypt); 3. Great Wall (North China); 4. Stonehenge (Amesbury, England); 5. Glazed Tower of Dabaoen Temple (Nanjing, China); 6. Leaning Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy); 7. Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey). The location of the “Seven Wonders” is also narrow, and there are different opinions. For example, some people believe that the following buildings should also be considered miracles: 1. Taj Mahal (Agra, India); 2. Cairo Citadel (Cairo, Egypt); 3. Ely Cathedral (Ely, England) ); 4. Cluny Monastery (Cluny, France); 5. Glendalough (Ireland); 6. Angkor Wat (Angkor, Cambodia); 7. Potala Palace (Lhasa, China). The Seven Wonders of the New World-The Seven Wonders of the New World was initiated by the “New Seven Wonders Association” of Switzerland. Swiss businessman Bernard Weber launched a plan to select the Seven Wonders of the World through online voting and telephone voting in September 1999. As of November 24, 2005, 77 projects were included in the consideration. The criteria for inclusion are: the building must be man-made, completed before 2000, and the degree of protection is acceptable. On January 1, 2006, the organizers announced that the list had been reduced to 21. The 21 alternative miracles are: 1. Acropolis of Athens, Greece 2. Alhambra Palace, Spain; 3. Angkor Wat, Cambodia; 4. Chichen Itza, Mexico; 5. Christ Statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 6. Atlético de Rome, Italy Place; 7. Moai statue of Easter Island in Chile; 8. Eiffel Tower in Paris, France; 9. Great Wall of China; 10. Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey; 11. Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, Japan; 12. Red Square in Moscow Kremlin, Russia Hwasili Prarenno Church; 13. Machu Picchu, Peru; 14. Neuschwanstein Castle, Füssen, Germany; 15. Petra, Jordan; 16. Pyramids of Giza, Egypt; 17. Statue of Liberty, New York, USA; 18. United Kingdom Amesbury Stonehenge; 19. Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia; 20. Taj Mahal, Agra, India; 21. Timbuktu, Mali. The Egyptians severely criticized this selection activity, believing that it was a conspiracy against Egypt. In response to Egypt’s accusations, the organizers directly included the Pyramid of Giza in the “Miracle of Honor” and no longer included it on the candidate list for elections. In this way, netizens (it is said that 100 million netizens voted) selected seven miracles from these 20 pre-election miracles. They are: 1. Great Wall of China (China); 2. Petra Ancient City (Aqaba, Jordan); 3. Christ Statue in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil); 4. Machu Picchu Inca Ruins (Cusco, Peru); 5. . Chichen Itza Mayan city-state (northern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico); 6. Colosseum (Rome, Italy); 7. Taj Mahal (Agra, India). After the announcement of the New Seven Wonders, many people celebrated, but many people (such as the Cambodians) were angry and felt that the important monuments of their country were belittled by unfair selection. Of particular concern is the statement issued by UNESCO. The statement said: The voting results of the New Seven Wonders have nothing to do with the “World Heritage”. They only reflect the opinions of the voting netizens, not the opinions of the whole world. It has no practical significance for the preservation and preservation of the monuments. I think this statement should be authoritative. The Vatican is also dissatisfied that there is no Christian monument in Europe where the original Christian religion prevails on the list.

helpyme
6 months ago

(Mobile phone for the elderly in the subway) Someone remembers that there was a period of time when the terracotta warriors and horses became the eighth wonder of the world. It seems that there is nothing new under the sun. Other respondents have popularized the seven wonders of ancient times. In addition to the pyramids that I have visited, Others are not there. I mention the so-called Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages (only commented by the Middle Ages, but are they all there?… The Colosseum (Rome, Italy) Alexander’s Underground Tomb (English: Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa) (Alexandria, Egypt) Great Wall China) Stonehenge (Amesbury, England, England) Glazed Tower of Bao’en Temple (Nanjing, China) Leaning Tower of Pisa (Pisa, Italy) Hagia Sophia (Istanbul, Turkey)… I actually dominate all except Nanjing .For those interested in the Nanjing debate, please read the comments~ Other tourist attractions, I especially want to mention that I have been to the underground mausoleum in Alexandria, Egypt~ Niche ecstasy. (Actually, I didn’t know the Seventh World Congress until I finished my visit. Saying ~ Versailles, come to a guide to Egypt Alexander is not an Assassin’s Creed but also a surprise trip (it’s said that the question was answered on the subway just now, the old man’s phone is real) (Suddenly there are so many people who say they don’t understand, I don’t I understand what I don’t understand…Apart from adding bullet point, I don’t know how to explain it.

sina156
6 months ago

Can’t. As far as existing, the rankings are in no particular order. 1. The Great Wall of China. 2. The Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang. 3. The Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. 4. Potala Palace. 5. Mogao Grottoes. 6. The Forbidden City. 7. Dujiangyan. 8. The Summer Palace………… Do you think Sanxingdui can be ranked 9th? But if you exclude China from the earth. The pyramids of Egypt are ranked first, and Sanxingdui should be ranked second. In fact, the ancient architectural miracles of the world are basically in China. However, the West is willing to list the non-existent sun idols as miracles and do not approve of Chinese architecture. Why are you beeping with him? This was originally a kind of cultural suppression, you have to put your ass together, it’s not okay! If you want to talk about the destroyed ancient city of Liangzhu, Yin Ruins, Afang Palace, Weiyang Palace, Daming Palace, and the Old Summer Palace burned down by the scum, which one is comparable to Western architecture? They dare to say that their tattered things are human miracles. To refute them, they can only use the soul of Academician Ding to interrogate them.

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yahoo898
6 months ago

It is basically impossible, because there is not a sufficiently authoritative and scientific organization to release the “World XX Wonder”. Therefore, the “Ninth Wonder of the World” will only become a gimmick of media hype, with no substance. In contrast, the declaration of world cultural heritage is more valuable. At least the authority of UNESCO is still there. Moreover, Liangzhu only applied for the evaluation a few years ago, so we can learn from relevant experience.

leexin
6 months ago

Can’t. First of all, there are only seven wonders in the world, and there are no eight great miracles, so it is impossible to have nine great miracles. The eight miracles are only in our country, but not in the world. It is said that a foreigner once went to Xi’an to see the terracotta warriors and horses, and praised it as the eighth miracle. So we began to take pride widely. The seven wonders are: the Pyramid of Khufu in Egypt, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus in Olympia, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of the Sun God of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. It can be seen that these seven wonders refer to architecture, not anything else. Terracotta Warriors or Sanxingdui are not buildings. For a sense of pride, you might as well call Sanxingdui the world’s largest discovery. Isn’t number one better than ninth? Besides, this number one is indeed much more veritable than the ninth one.

greatword
6 months ago

. In mountainous provinces like Jiangxi, Sichuan, and Guizhou, you are not people living in the mountains of these provinces. You don’t know how and to what extent they are blocked. I am from Jiangxi, my hometown and neighboring counties have many different dialects. , Even our village and the county seat are already a little different. Now it is difficult to hear the frequent communication. In the past, it was possible to identify the county seat or the village from the accent. This is still China 30 to 40 years ago. You can think about the ancient China thousands of years ago. The communication between our provinces and the outside world would be extremely difficult, but also extremely rare. This will lead to not only our language and culture, and the public. It’s different. Some of our civilized art works will also develop on their own. They are obviously out of touch with the Central Plains civilization. Otherwise, the Central Plains civilization says we are barbarians. Living in the mountains, standing on the ground can’t see a place a kilometer away is a mountain. I want to see the open spot, climb the mountain, finally look a little far away, and then find that there are higher mountains all around. Living in a plain area, it’s easy to find a place, and look up, it’s endless. People living in these two different geographical environments will definitely have different cultures. Why do people in Sanxingdui have so long eyes? Do you think it is an alien looking up at the stars? Shit, TM is nestled in the mountains. Our eyes are like TM in jail. They are blocked everywhere, and the eyes are longer. We hope that our eyes can penetrate these mountains and gain greater freedom. So I think Sanxingdui cannot become the ninth wonder of the world, and it is valuable, but I don’t think it is so exaggerated. A baby who came out of a mountainous area can understand the thoughts of the ancient civilization of Sanxingdui.

loveyou
6 months ago

It’s not impossible, but it doesn’t make much sense. The “Seven Wonders of the World” was judged by the Greeks and has been passed down to this day. The only world known to the Greeks is around the Mediterranean, and this list is very limited. So many people think this is unreasonable and want to start anew. But it’s useless. The “Seven Wonders of the World” is already a proper term. No matter how reasonable your modern judges are than the ancient Greek well frogs, this list cannot be changed. I remember that there was a selection of “Seven Wonders of the New World” more than ten years ago. The global vote was huge, but it was useless and no one recognized it. Are the Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shihuang enough to qualify as a world miracle? That’s too good. However, the Greeks had never seen you before and did not put you in. You can only be called “the eighth wonder of the world” and cannot be counted as “one of the eight wonders of the world”. The upper limit is to enjoy the honor of an “uncrowned king”. The title was overwhelmed by those Western architectures with few records. Continuing to add this number to the ninth, tenth, and eleventh, I think it is similar to the “New Seven Wonders”, and it is not meaningful.

strongman
6 months ago

I think the cultural relics unearthed at Sanxingdui are nothing extraordinary except for their peculiar shapes. I sometimes think, suppose someone dug up a bunch of Ultraman statues 5000 years later, would it be considered a masterpiece of aliens? If the ancient Sanxingdui cultural relics were made by highly civilized humans, there should not be only bronzes that were common at the time. There should also be artifacts with more advanced materials and more useful usefulness. Maybe you can dig a flying saucer. And the writing should be very mature. There should be large pieces of writing cast on the utensils, and the oracle bones should not be the carrier of their writing. I don’t deny that there are aliens, I even suspect that there are humans in the ocean. However, it is certain that the cultural relics in Sanxingdui must not be made by aliens. If they are made by aliens, they can reach the earth from aliens, and the level of civilization must be very high, much higher than we are today. They shouldn’t make bronzes and use extremely backward oracle bones. I would rather suspect that they are made by the ocean than that they are made by aliens. Regarding the peculiar shape of the cultural relics unearthed in Sanxingdui, we should not think about aliens, nor should we only consider the image of the ancient Sanxingdui people, we should consider it more completely, maybe the ancient Sanxingdui people came according to the image of the gods in their minds. Made. Of course, up to now, there are still many things that have not been dug up, and it is still a bit early to conclude. However, judging from the cultural relics unearthed so far, it can be concluded that the level of civilization of Sanxingdui is not outstanding.

stockin
6 months ago

To be honest, it’s boring to fight for ninth in the world. It’s too stingy. Regardless of who proposed the Seven Wonders of the World, we were not considered at all when they first commented on the World Wonders, because the world in their eyes was so big at the time, not to mention that these seven were all alive at the time? How credible is the description? If you believe in the ancients, the world’s number one waterfall is definitely Lushan Waterfall, with a flying stream that goes down three thousand feet. If you want me to say that now, for example, let’s not toss about the warriors and horses, we just build parks on some ruins where it’s hard to find the remains, faithfully build some miniature restoration models based on ancient books and legends, and fight for the eighth and ninth, vision. Too young, the seven so-called miracles have to silently pick their titles when they come to China. Sanxingdui is simply called the number one miracle of human archaeology in the 21st century. By the way, this name has never been used by our neighboring peninsula, right?

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