2,500 year-old-village found in China

Published on May 25th, 2011 | by Admin


The ruins of a village which dates back 2,500 years has been found in southwest China.

Researchers with the Yunnan Institute of Heritage and Archeology found ruins of 20 houses, ranging from 15 to 25 square meters each and built in four rows, in Chengjiang County, said Jiang Zhilong, an archeologist with the excavation team.

Inside the houses they found earthenware pieces, bronze and stone implements and animal bones, he said.

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Story: English.news.cn | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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