Major Archaeological Discoveries in China in 2016
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This is an annual bulletin edited by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. 38 important archaeological discoveries are introduced, including Niupodong cave site in new Gui'an district, Guizhou province; Gaoshan city-site in Dayi, Sichuan; Qin and Han periods Xuechi sacrificial sites at mount Yongshan in Fengxiang, Shaanxi; Caowei period tomb at Xizhu village in Koudian town, Luoyang; High-platformed grottoes in the western area of the grotto gully within the Tuyu ravine at Turpan, Xinjiang; Qinglong-town Site in Qingpu, Shanghai. Dates of the discoveries range from the Paleolithic Period to the Ming and Qing Dynasties and the regions mentioned are nationwide. The contents are both informative and rich in illustrations and pictures.


Basic Information

Editor: State Administration of Cultural Heritage
Publisher: Cultural Relics Press
Published: April 2017
Edition: 1st
Print time: April 2017
Impression  1
ISBN: 9787501050826

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Achievements in the 2014 to 2016 Excavation on the Gezishan Site in Ningxia
  • The Yingde Qingtang Site of the Transition Stage from the Paleolithic to the Neolithic Age in Guangdong
  • Achievements in 2015 to 2016 Excavation on the Hanjing Site in Sihong County of Jiangsu Province
  • Niupodong Cave-site in New Gui' an District, Guizhou Province
  • Achievements in the 2014 to 2015 Excavation on the Shuangdun Site in Bengbu City, Anhui Province
  • Large-scale Irrigation Works outside the Ancient Liangzhu City in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province
  • Neolithic Shuanghuaishu Site in Gongyi City, Henan Province
  • Neolithic Huiyaotian Kitchen-midden Site in Nanning, Guangxi
  • Achievements in the 2015 to 2016 Excavation on the Gaoshan City-site in Dayi, Sichuan
  • Gaozhuang Site in Zhengzhou, Henan
  • Shang Period Longweipai Site in Dongyuan County, Guangdong
  • Xingyi Kitchen-midden Site in Tonghai, Yunnan
  • Achievements in the 2016-year Excavation on Zhouyuan Site in Shaanxi
  • Yangjinzhuang Burial Ground of the Western-Zhou-Period Wei-State in the Qixian County, Henan Province
  • Achievements in the 2016-year Excavation of the Shijia Burial Ground in Ningxian County, Gansu
  • Um-burials in Fudi Sub-city of Huanghua City in Hebei Province
  • Zhangjiadun Cemetery of the Warring-States, Qin and Han Periods in Chengdu, Sichuan
  • Batatai Cemetery in Qujing, Yunnan
  • Mazongshan Jade Mine-sites in Subei, Gansu
  • Qin and Han Periods Xuechi Sacrificial Sites at Mount Yongshan in Fengxiang, Shaanxi
  • 2016-year Achievements in the Excavation of the Han Period Luxian City-site and Tombs in Tongzhou, Beijing
  • Eastern Han Period Tomb-garden-site of Zhucang Tomb M722 in Mengjin, Luoyang
  • Caowei Period Tomb at Xizhu Village in Koudian Town, Luoyang
  • Achievements in the Excavation of the Sunwu Period Tomb ("Imperial Grave") in Dangtu, Anhui
  • Western Jin Period Jianyaomiao Cemetery in Pizhou, Jiangsu
  • No. 8 Building-site in the Northern Wei Period Palace-city of the Han-Wei Luoyang City
  • No. 2 Building-foundation Complex on the Jinyang City-site in Taiyuan, Shanxi
  • Caocun Village Celadon-glazed Pottery Kiln-site within the Yecheng Ruins in Linzhang, Hebei
  • Buddhist Pavilion-site of the Mengshan Kaihua Temple at Taiyuan, Shanxi
  • City Walls of the Northern Dynasties to Tang Dynasty Times on the Puzhou City-site in Shanxi
  • Housiao Olive-green Porcelain Kiln-site by the Shanglin Lake in Cixi, Zhejiang
  • High-platformed Grottoes in the Western Area of the Grotto Gully within the Tuyu Ravine at Turpan, Xinjiang
  • Song and Jin Periods Porcelain Kiln-site at Guzhen in Hejin, Shanxi
  • Achievements in the 2016-year Excavation on the Baomacheng Site in Antu, Jilin
  • Achievements in the Excavation of the Qinglong-Town Site in Qingpu, Shanghai
  • Song and Yuan Periods Chongtianwan Site in Ningxiang,Hunan
  • Achievements in the 2016-year Excavation of the Yuan Period Fancunjing Site in Taicang, Suzhou
  • Achievements in the Excavation on the Tongmuling Site in Guiyang, Hunan


Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences


Joy Zhou

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