www.china.org.cn

China's Dino-Bird Fossils Arrive in London

Employees of the British National Natural History Museum carefully move a sample of Dino-Bird fossil in London May 21, 2002. The fossil, with 12 others of Dino-Bird which was the 120 million-year-old bird believed to have derived from meat-eating dinosaurs, arrived in London May 20, to be on display to the public on July 18. The fossils were discovered in northeast China's Liaoning Province.


2,000-year-old 'Animals' to Go Underground Again
Nearly 1,000 2,000-year-old pottery animals will be buried again at the Hanyang Mausoleum in Shaanxi Province to add their preservation.
Ancient Measuring Tool Unearthed in West China
A bronze measuring plate thought to date from the early Western Han dynasty (206BC-25AD) has been unearthed in Gucheng village in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Origin of Amur River Valley Civilization Explored
A Sino-Russian archaeological team announced on earlier this month that the original settlements on both banks of the Heilongjiang (Amur) River were very similar and the region may have been an important route for humans migrating from Asia to America.
Ancient Finds Unearthed on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Chinese archeologists have found a quantity of ancient stoneware and tombs on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Signs of Prehistoric Man Found on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Chinese archeologists have found a number of stoneware artifacts indicating prehistoric man may have lived on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau 30,000 years ago.
Tombs of Ancient Eunuchs Discovered in Beijing
Three tombs of court eunuchs of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) have been discovered by archaeologists at Beijing Industry and Commerce University recently, Wednesday's Beijing Daily reports.
Thousand-Year-Old Towns Lie Under Lake
Two ancient towns, both more than 1,800 years old, have been discovered under the Qiandao Lake in eastern Zhejiang Province. After a preliminary investigation, experts believe they might be the biggest ancient buildings ever found in perfect condition in China.
Chinese People Wore Leather Shoes 2000 Years Ago
A batch of ancient leather shoes has lately been unearthed from the Xuanquanzhi Ruins in Dunhuang, Gansu Province. Dating back to the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D.220) it proved that the Chinese people had already invented durable leather shoes as early as 2000 years ago, archaeologist said.
Copyright 2001 China Internet Information Center. All Rights Reserved
E-mail: webmaster@china.org.cn Tel: 86-10-68326688