the archeologists in skull cleaning concentration found in the ancient town. (respondents for figure)
s reporter Liu Hu
shaanxi shenmu found prehistoric site biggest in China, the history books have yet to find specific written records.
due to excavation, and can take ten years or decades.
this gigantic prehistoric is rewriting the Chinese ancient history and the origin of Chinese civilization.
shenmu county is located in the Yellow River along the middle reaches, the Great Wall; Within the territory of hills, ravines crossbar. Miles and miles of grass land and ShaLiang roll; Is a desolate barren piece of land, happened many times in the history of war, shows that, only the hungry people, not a rich man pleasantly surprised.
so, although it is one of the largest county in shaanxi province, a total area of 7706 square kilometers, but sparsely populated.
until more than two decades ago exploration researchers found here world-class & other; Many – dongsheng & throughout; Coalfield, rolling da for shenmu people to live a rich life.
to say there is a prehistoric period in China’s largest city, seems like a joke.
however, if you come to sichuan bald tail river and its tributaries of the Yellow River tributaries hole groove at the top of the mountain ridge of field, see clear has unearthed a facing east, commanding, position it, covers an area of 2500 square meters of the gate sites, probably will reverse view.
in 2011 by the provincial, city and county three wenbo institutions of the united team, on the stone ruins of Mao regional system survey, found a huge stone town.
in 2012, approved by the state administration of cultural heritage, the official on the stone ruins of Mao key excavation and review, and confirm the stone Mao fo by & other; Imperial city throughout the &; , the inner and outer urban form.
the inner city wall residual 2 km long, area is about 2.35 million square meters; Outer urban wall residual length of 2.84 kilometers, covers an area of about 4.2 million square meters. Its size is greater than similar s zhejiang liangzhu site (more than 300 square meters) and tao temple site (2.7 million square miles) of Shanxi Province, is China’s largest known town of the late neolithic age.