Villagers in Xingan county, Jiangxi province, south-east China dug up over 500 kg of 18th century Qing dynasty (1644–1912) coins at the Gan river. Police was needed to secure the area of the riverbank where the illegal dig was conducted.
The underwater shipwreck of Zhiyuan (or “Chih Yuan”) that sunk with 245 people on board 120 years ago is under archaeological excavation. The wreck is located off Dandong in northeast China’s Liaoning province.
Researchers recovered remains of US soldiers who died in a plane crash during World War Two, in the area of Lower Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh state, north-eastern India.
Over 20 settlement sites were discovered in south-west China’s Sichuan province during archaeological evaluation prior to major railroad construction project.
Two ink paintings were recently found in Japan. The artwork is dated to between the Asuka Period (6th-8th century AD) and Nara Period (early to late 8th century AD).
A couple of pottery vessels filled with meals for the afterlife were found in an ancient tomb in Xinyang, Henan province, China. The find is dated over 2000 years to the past.
Archaeologists started excavations at Bairencheng, an ancient city dating back 2500 years, located in Xingtai, Hebei province, north-eastern China.
Archaeologists uncovered 25 tombs in at Longjingshan and Zongzaigang, Guangzhou of Guangdong province, south-eastern China. The burial area contains tombs dated between periods of Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC) and Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD).
Archaeologists unearthed a site, known as Yongshan Blood Pool, Fengxiang, Shaanxi province, China, that may have been used by ancient Emperors of China to carry out animal sacrifices through slaughtering and burying cattle.
Villagers in Lu County, Sichuan, south-west China, uncovered an ancient tomb containing over 200 reliefs depicting human figures.
Japanese archaeologist found ancient earthworks that might be first hard evidence to existence of a 7th century walled city. The fortifications possibly surrounded the city of Dazaifu, or the regional government in the Kyushu region, northern Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Archaeologists revealed 1000-year-old ruins in Haifeng, Hebei province, China, belonging to a port on the route of Maritime Silk Road. The ancient ruins are dated to the times of the Jin (960–1276 AD) and Yuan (1271–1368 AD) Dynasties.
Archaeologists found evidence for salt boiling industry in form of several features at a site in Huanghua, Hebei province, China. The sites date to the Tang Dynasty (618—907 AD).
Archaeologists discovered over 200 cliff carving sites along two river valleys in Chengbu, central China, written n the language of the Miao ethnic minority. The are believed to have been created during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties.
Archaeologists discovered that the Indus Valley civilisation, that occupied the region of what is now Pakistan and North-west India during the Bronze Age domesticated rice farming far earlier than previously believed.
Archaeologists discovered Korean Peninsula’s oldest Bronze Age site in Jeongseon, Gangwon Province, South Korea. The site dates back to the 13th century BC, the Early Bronze Age.
Within the recently opened tomb in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, central China, belonging to the Chinese Emperor Liu He of the of Western Han Dynasty (206 BC – 24 AD) archaeologists discovered numerous handwritings and symbols at the bottom of the outer coffin.
Archaeologists excavated an ancient tomb in Haihun, Jiangxi Province, China. The tomb, dated to the Western Han Dynasty, contained numerous relics.
Chinese archaeologists discovered a tomb with a male individual covered with a burial shroud made of cannabis plants. The find was made in the Turpan Basin, north-western China and dates back 2400-2800 years.
At a site in Alaska, archaeologists discovered artefacts dated to between 1100-1300 AD. Some of them are of Asian origin, indicating presence of trade between people of both continents 700 years ago.