CULTURE China announces '2019 archaeological discoveries of the year'

CULTURE

China announces '2019 archaeological discoveries of the year'

Xinhua

14:39, January 11, 2020

File photo shows bronze chime bells excavated from a tomb of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) in Suizhou City, central China's Hubei Province. A total of six archaeological projects were made public by the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) on Friday as "China's 2019 archaeological discoveries of the year." (Photos: Xinhua)

File photo shows a tomb with frescos which dates back to Tibetan Tubo Kingdom (about 618-842) in Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province. The six laureate archaeological projects include a Neolithic site of Longshan Culture in east China's Shandong Province, a tomb of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) in Hubei Province, and a tomb with frescos which dates back to Tibetan Tubo Kingdom (about 618-842) in the high-altitude Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

File photo shows the excavation site of the Honghe ruins in Qiqihar, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

Combo file photo shows a turquoise inlaid gold ware excavated from a tomb with frescos which dates back to Tibetan Tubo Kingdom (about 618-842) in Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

File photo shows a tomb of the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC) in Suizhou City, central China's Hubei Province. 

File photo shows a fresco in a tomb which dates back to Tibetan Tubo Kingdom (about 618-842) in Wulan County, northwest China's Qinghai Province. 

File photo shows a Neolithic site of Longshan Culture in Tengzhou City, east China's Shandong Province. 

File photo shows the Shimao ruins, an important prehistoric site in Shenmu City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

Combo file photo shows potteries excavated from a Neolithic site of Longshan Culture in Tengzhou City, east China's Shandong Province. 

Combo file photo shows stone carvings evacuated from the Shimao ruins, an important prehistoric site in Shenmu City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. 

Combo file photo shows potteries excavated from the Honghe ruins in Qiqihar, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. 

Combo file photo shows potteries excavated from the Xiwubi ruins in Jiangxian County, north China's Shanxi Province.

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