Professor SU Bai 宿白, just passed away due to sickness in morning of February 1, 2018, aged 96.
Prof. Su Bai is the primary person to establish the archaeology discipline at Beijing University, and one of founders of Chinese archaeology. He worked at the University for over 70 years, and has educated many generations of archaeologists and art historians, directly or indirectly, across China and in other countries.
More details in Chinese are in the below link. Those who want to send flowers and elegiac remarks please click Read More in its end and simply fill in name and elegiac remarks, the School will arrange these, no payment needed for institutions.
For Prof. Su’s academic achievements and his great contribution to Chinese archaeology, please see below article written a few months ago by his student HANG Kan, head of the School.