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Ancient Western Zhou city site discovered

By Wu Yunliang | 2014-09-22 | Hits:
(Chinese Social Sciences Today)
The Sichuan Provincial Cultural Relics and Archaeology Research Institute recently reported the discovery of two sites, an ancient city and a customs pass, found in Zhaohua Region, Guang Yuan city of Sichuan province. According to the pottery shards excavated, the site of the city dates back to the Western Zhou Dynasty. The antique customs pass discovered this time is from the Warring States period. Judging from the walls surrounding the pass, experts theorized that it might be the ancient Jiameng Pass, a strategic hub in ancient China.
The Chinese version appeared in Chinese Social Sciences Today, No.641, September 1, 2014.
Edited and translated by Bai Le