Thursday, January 22, 2009

Erlitou site - Chinese tourism scenic spots

Luoyang City in the east about 18 kilometers Yanshi County, Erlitou village. Iraq is located, between the Los dihydrate, as the capital of the Xia sites. Things about 2.5 km, 1.5 km north-south width. In 1959 to start large-scale excavation. Unearthed a large number of stone tools, pottery, jade and so on, in which small pieces of bronze Rudao, Grand, bell, and so on, I Seen so far the earliest bronze. Phase III cultural layer was found in two large palaces Rammed earth platform. Among the west side of an area of about 10,000 square meters, in north-central platform is a Miankuo 8, 3 deep into the palace sites, around the ring in order to veranda Gallery. At the site also found that large areas of south-eastern bronze, pottery workshop Site. Has now been listed as national key cultural unit.

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