Palaeolithic artefacts discovered in Henan

Artefacts that date from around 40,000 years ago have been discovered recently in a scenic spot in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province.  

[Credit: Xinhua/Li An]
Archaeologists from the School of Archaeology and Museology of Peking University and Zhengzhou Institute of Archaeology and Museology first carried out extraction on a 50-square-meter site, and unearthed tens of thousands of artefacts, including stoneware, animal skeletons and evidences of fire.

Source: People's Daily [March 21, 2012]

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