China's major archaeological finds in last five years

Updated: 2017-09-18

  Nanyao porcelain kilns of Tang Dynasty in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province

  A kiln site of 1013.5 square meters was discovered in 2013 at Nanyao village in Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi province.

  Several sites have been excavated, including two dragon kilns, 11 ash pits, one ash furrow and one road site.

  Nearly 10 tons of culture relics have been unearthed, including a large number of kiln furniture and tile chips.

  Archaeologists concluded that the site could be dated back to the middle of the Tang Dynasty (766 - 835), more than 1,200 years ago.

  The site was proved to be the earliest ceramic industry site discovered in Jingdezhen and pushed the history of porcelain in Jingdezhen back 200 years.

  Nanyao porcelain kilns of Tang Dynasty in Jingdezhen of Jiangxi province was listed as one of China's top 10 archaeological discoveries in 2013.

 

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