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Numerous Prehistoric Bird Pottery Found in Hunan

Updated:2017-01-09 17:05:48


  沅江赤山岛杨腊丘旧石器时代遗址发掘现场。The excavation site of Yanglaqiu site of Chishan island in Yuanjiang City


  澧县孙家岗出土的石家河文化陶塑人像。 Shijiahe Culture pottery figures unearthed in Sun Jiagan of Li County,Source:Hunan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology


  常德唐林出土的石家河文化鸟形陶塑。湖南省文物考古研究所供图 Bird-shaped pottery of Shijiahe Culture unearthed in Tanglin of Changde City, Source: Hunan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology

  In Hunan Archaeological Report Meeting held in Changsha on Jan.9, 2016, people focused on the topic of prehistoric archaeology founding in Hunan Province.

  Guo Weimin, minister of Hunan provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, said that Liyang Plain and Dongting Lake area are still the key area for revealing the prehistoric history of Hunan Province, and this year's archaeological work of Chishan Island in Yuanjiang, Chegushan site in Huarong County, Tanglin site in Changde City and car sites,Sunjiagang Site in Li County etc. have greatly enriched our understanding of prehistoric cultures in the region, especially the culture of Shijiahe period.

  In 2016, Hunan archaeological work explored the area of more than 3 million square meters, and more than 10,000 pieces of cultural relics were found.

  Original link: 湖南首现大批史前鸟雀陶塑