Use these audio tracks to find out more about Chinese history, customs, symbolism and practices. The following descriptions relate to many objects within the 'Treasures of China' exhibition.

To listen to the descriptions in order, start in the timeline section and follow the gallery down to the other end. 

Intro by Eric Robson
Military innovations
Ding ware bowl, from Song Dynasty
Lady's silk jacket
Footbinding
Rank squares
Dragon robe
Examination system
Lacquer box
Desk screen
Jade bowls
Jade tripod
Oracle bone
Calligraphy
Li Yuan Chia
Pith paintings
Incense burner (#6 inside the far left porcelain display cabinet)
Tea caddy (#8 inside the far left porcelain display cabinet)
Dish (#7 inside the middle porcelain display cabinet)
Delft posset pot (#9 in the middle porcelain display cabinet)
Bow porcelain (middle porcelain display cabinet)
Worcester tea bowls (far right porcelain display cabinet)
Music for atmosphere - Cherry Blossoms
Music for atmosphere - Variations of plum blossoms
Music for atmosphere - Han palace autumn moon