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2,000-year-old city found in Shenyang

Date: 2017.01.09 Editor: Evelyn Shi

A site of ancient city, which has been excavated in Shenyang, capital of Liaoning Province, has been confirmed as dating back more than 2,000 years.


This old city was found in the Hunnan District of Shenyang, which is about 17 kilometers away from downtown Shenyang. The city cultural relics and archaeology institute started work in July 2016 and about 500 square meters have been excavated so far.


Archaeologists have found the remains of houses, cellars, ash pits, and tombs. Archaeologists said it had a long history of human habitation from the Bronze Age to the Han Dynasty (202 BC - 220 AD).