Archaeologists have recently made some stunning discoveries at the famous Sanxingdui ruin site in southwest China’s Sichuan province, Xinhua news agency reported.
A treasury of exquisite bronze, gold and jade items has been unearthed at the site, including at least 10 bronze items found for the first time in the history of human civilization.
A joint team of archaeologists from the Research Institute of Cultural Relics and Archeology of Sichuan Province, Peking University, Sichuan University and other research institutes and universities have excavated six sacrificial pits at the site since 2020.
The new finds were mainly excavated from sacrificial pits No. 7 and No. 8, bringing the total number of items found in the six pits in Sanxingdui to almost 13,000, according to the Research Institute of Cultural Relics and Archeology of the province…