China's top 10 archaeological new discoveries revealed

By Wang Kaihao | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-03-29 11:51

The annual list of "Oscars of Chinese Archaeology" was issued on Friday in Beijing.

China's Top 10 Archaeological New Discoveries in 2018 was announced after months of selection and appraisal by 21 top-tier experts from academic institutions, universities, and museums all over China. It is the country's most widely recognized award in archaeological studies.

The first edition of such awards was bestowed in 1990. The final winning 10 was chosen from 20 candidates of the last round of competition.

This year's winners include (in chronological order)

1. Qingtang relic site in Yingde, Guangdong province, 25,000 years to 10,000 years ago

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