Saturday 19 January 2019
News ID: 48457
Publish Date: 03 January 2018 - 22:16

BEIJING (Dispatches)-Archaeologists have unearthed thousands of artifacts from a cave in Xinjiang, China including stone tools, bronze and iron artifacts and animal fossils. Some of these artifacts date as far back as the Paleolithic Age, making them roughly 45,000 years old, according to the Institute of Archaeology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Around 2,000 artifacts were recovered at the excavation site Tongtiandong Cave, which is the first ever Paleolithic cave recorded in Xinjiang province.

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