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The brocade arm protector with the words "Five stars rise in the East benefit China," at the Xinjiang Institute of Archaeology

The "Five stars rise in the East" arm protector (“五星出东方”护膊) is a Han and Jin dynasties-era brocade armband embroided with the words "Five stars rise in the east, benefitting China" ({{#invoke:Zh|Zh}}).<ref name="Sina1">Sina.com. "Sina.com." 五星出東方利中國. Retrieved on 2010-06-04.</ref><ref name="Big5ch">Big5.china.com.cn. "Big5.china.com.cn." 尼雅“五星出東方利中國”錦是蜀錦. Retrieved on 2010-06-01.</ref> Another cloth of the same pattern was found later but contain the words "put down South Qiang" (討南羌).<ref name="Sina1" /> In 2002, they were designated one of the cultural relics that forbidden to be exhibited abroad.<ref name="Wenbao">Wenbao.net. "Chinese cultural heritage protection official web list." 五星出东方. Retrieved on 2010-06-01.</ref>


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