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“Throughout Chinese history, cultural relics have symbolized legitimacy and sovereignty,” said Ho Chuan-hsing, chief curator in the department of painting and calligraphy at the National Palace Museum. “If you possessed these treasures, you had the right to rule. As you can see, not much has changed.”

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Here the National Palace Museum refer to the National Palace Museum in Taipei, not the Forbidden city Museum in Beijing.
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