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Archaeologists in China have been excavating the ruins of a 4,300-year-old city. They call it Shimao because no one knows its ancient name. The city surrounded a step pyramid so massive that the city’s rulers lived in palaces at the top. Parts of the pyramid are 230 feet (70 m)…
Archaeologists in far northwest China have recently completed excavation of an ancient altar, believed to have been used by sun worshippers. The ruins of the temple were discovered in 1993, but only just now fully uncovered and analyzed. The altar at its widest point stretches over 300 feet (91 m),…
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