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China's top six archaeological discoveries of 2015 unveiled in Beijing

新华网 2016-01-13 16:31


  Hoof-shaped ingots and gold coins unearthed from the main tomb of the Marquis of Haihun of the Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. to 24 A.D.) in Nanchang city, capital of southeast China's Jiangxi province. (Xinhua/Wan Xiang)

  Chinese Academy of Social Sciences unveiled six major archaeological discoveries of 2015 in Beijing on Jan. 12, 2016. The Marquis of Haihun of the Western Han Dynasty, the Neolithic Age Relics of Hainan and the Liangzhu Cultural Relics etc made the list.


  Bronze wares unearthed from the Zhouyuan Site of Baoji city, northwest China's Shaanxi province. (File photo) 


  The relics of Taiji Imperial Palace of the Han-Wei period found in Luoyang city, central China's Henan province. (File photo) 


  Various stone wares unearthed from the Neolithic Age Relics in the southeast coastal areas of southern China's Hainan province. (File photo) 


  Excavation is still underway in the Liangzhu Cultural Relics in Jiang village, Dongtai city of east China's Jiangsu province. (File photo) 


  Archaeologists work under water at the site of Dandong No.1, the shipwreck of Chinese cruiser Zhiyuan of the Qing dynasty. (Photo/Xinhua) 


  Representatives of the six archaeological discoveries take photos at the award ceremony. (Photo/Xinhua)