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(Poster)New finds at Sanxingdui Ruins show creative power of ancient China

Source:Xinhua Date:2021-09-10 09:52:13Editor:LiuTingting

CHENGDU,Sept.9(Xinhua)--More than 500 pieces of relics have been discovered in recent months at the legendary Sanxingdui Ruins site in southwest China's Sichuan Province,dazzling archaeologists with their historical value as well as the display of creativity and ingenuity.

The relics,discovered at the six new sacrificial pits of the ruins,include golden masks,jade and ivory artifacts and bronze wares that were exquisitely built and uniquely shaped,said the Sichuan Provincial Cultural Heritage Administration on Thursday.

The new finds bring the total number of items discovered at Sanxingdui to nearly 2,000 after the excavation of No.3 to No.8 sacrificial pits began in October last year.