8,000-year-old Neolithic ruins unearthed in NE China

Chinese archaeologists have excavated the ruins of an 8,000-year-old Neolithic village in Fuxin City, northeast China’s Liaoning Province.

More than 2,500 ancient items have been unearthed after excavating an area over 1,000 square meters.

Twelve houses and two ditches were found. The houses were built semi-underground like caves, each with a cooking range. Pottery, jade and stone items were also unearthed from the houses.

Eight km away, the ruins of Chahai Village of the same Neolithic era had been found earlier. Read more.