Xia'er Yamakebu site: Unveiling Bronze Age civilization in Qinghai

Updated: Apr 1, 2024 Print
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Adobe walls and a wooden fence unearthed in the residential area of the Xia'er Yamakebu site [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Dive into history at the Xia'er Yamakebu site in Dulan county, Qinghai province! Situated 2,990 meters above sea level in the Gobi Desert of Northwest China, the site dates back to 1,500-1,000 BC, showcasing the unique Nomuhong culture.

With 3,228 confirmed tombs across three zones, of which 52 tombs have been excavated, the site is a treasure trove of ancient marvels. From pottery to lacquer ware, wooden ware and bronze ware, every artifact tells a story of life in ancient China.

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