Relics unearthed from Chaizhuang site in Henan

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The undated file photo shows human bones remains in kneeling position unearthed from the Chaizhuang site in Jiyuan, central China's Henan Province. Archaeologists have discovered human bones in kneeling position in a sacrificial pit of ruins dating back to the late Shang Dynasty (1600 BC-1046 BC) in central China's Henan Province, which proves a glyph in oracle bone inscription of the burial. In the excavation of the Chaizhuang site in Jiyuan, archaeologists found a large number of tombs of the late Shang Dynasty, providing evidence for the study of ancient social and ritual customs. (Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology/Handout via Xinhua)

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