Skip to comments.Nearly 3,000-year-old ancient state found in north China province
Posted on 01/14/2006 11:26:58 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Archaeologists deduced the existence of the previously unknown state, Peng, from inscriptions on bronzeware excavated from two ancient Western Zhou Dynasty tombs (1100 BC-771 BC)... One of the most important findings in the graves is the remains of a pall covering the coffins. The remains of the pall, already blended with earth after several thousand years, are still a vivid red color. Phoenix patterns can be seen on the pall, said Song. "This is the oldest, best preserved and largest tomb decoration object so far discovered in China," said Song.
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Wow. Now, that I'd like to see a picture of!
It helps prove that Penga founded a city in Arizona. ;')
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