An archaeological project about the historic site of Taosi in Linfen city, in North China‘s Shanxi province, won an award for achievement at the Shanghai Archaeology Forum 2017 on Dec 8, reports Xinhua.
The Shanghai Archaeology Forum 2017 opens in Shanghai of East China on Dec 8. [Photo/chinanews.com]
The research was conducted by Wang Xiaoyi, a researcher from Shanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology, and He Nu and Gao Jiangtao from the Institute of Archaeology Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IA CASS).
An award ceremony is held at Shanghai Archaeology Forum 2017 on Dec 8 in Shanghai. [Photo/Xinhua]
The observatory of the historic site of Taosi, which is thought to be the origin of Chinese civilization, in Linfen, Shanxi province. [Photo/Xinhua]
Covering more than 3 million square meters in Shanxi province's Linfen city, the Taosi relics, which are thought to be 4,300 years old, are one of the cradles of Chinese civilization.