Archaeologists discovered more than 50000 relics during excavations at the Ruins of Yuanmingyuan, known also as Old Summer Palace, in Beijing, China, destroyed by English and French troops during the Second Opium War (1856-1860).
A burial ground dating back 5000 years has been discovered in Jiaojia village near Jinan City, Shandong, China. The site has been dubbed “giants graveyard” by the media.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a 3000-years-old structure believed to serve as a Bronze Age sun altar, in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, North-west China.
Archaeologists discovered remains of the lost Fugan Temple that existed in area of modern Chengdu, South-west China, between the times of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420 AD) to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 AD).
Archaeologists believe to have found remains of the oldest imperial palace in the the ruins in the North-east of the Taosi relic site in Xiangfen County, Shanxi province, China. The ruins are believed to date 4000 years back.
Archaeologists uncovered part of the ancient city of Harlaa, dating back to 10th century AD, located in in eastern Ethiopia.
A recent study suggests that rice was first domesticated in China around 9400 years ago, basing on radiocarbon dating of rice samples and phytoliths from the Shangshan site in the Lower Yangtze, China.
Archaeologists discovered a mural depicting a blue monster, a winged horse, a nude deity known as the master of wind, and other motifs in an ancient, 1400-year-old tomb, located in modern-day Xinzhou city, central China.
Excavations at Yinxu archaeological site in Anyang City, Henan, China, revealed a tomb complex likely used by nomadic people around 1800 years ago.
In southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb dating back 1800 years.
Subway construction works in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China, unearthed a tomb being more than 2100 years old, which contained small model looms being the earliest evidence on record of looms that could be used to weave patterns.
Detailed analysis of belt buckles unearthed in 1970s by a tractor driver in Iyus, modern day Republic of Khakassia, Russian Federation, proves the existence of a distinct dragon motif in Siberian art 2000 years ago.
A large number of Japanese bomb warheads were found during renovation works, buried under a house in Daye, Hubei province, China.
Excavations at a 1500-year-old cemetery in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, revealed numerous artefacts, including a silk-covered body inside a wooden coffin and a silver bowl depicting Greek gods.
Archaeologists unearthed ruins of ancient city, located on the eastern edge of the Silk Road, in the Lop Desert, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China.
Excavations of a 2500-year-old tomb located in a village near Luoyang, in China’s Henan Province, revealed evidence of burial traditions taking place 2500 years ago, including sacrifices of multiple animals such as cows and rams.
More than 10000 gold and silver items that sank to the bottom of Minjiang River in Sichuan Province, China, around 300 years ago were uncovered by archaeologists. The artefacts date to 17th century during the period of Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD).
Construction works in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, unearthed brick tombs dating back 2000 years. One of the tombs has a pyramid shape, while the other has a cylinder shape.
Archaeologists excavated a 1000-year-old tomb in Datong City, northern China, revealing colourful paintings on the internal walls of the structure.
Two large brick tombs were discovered in Daliang, Chengdu, China. The tombstones in the tombs state that they were built for a high official and his wife.