Archaeologists uncovered the ruins of a government building in Xixian, Shaanxi Province, North-West China. The office building is believed to have been a musical department of the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC).
A joint team of Chinese, American and Kenyan archaeologists unearthed three human skeletons at an archaeological site of Manda Island in Lamu county, Kenya. The individuals are believed to have been Medieval Chinese travellers.
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).
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.
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).
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.