During April-October 2022, Chinese archaeologists discovered 278 artifacts during excavations and excavations at 53 archaeological ruins in Chongqing, southwest China.
According to a source at the Institute of Cultural Preservation and Antiquities, the artifacts found in the ruins of Zhangjiaoyuanzi are thought to date back to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770-256 B.C.). The site, together with the ruins located in the lower reaches of the Jialing River, a tributary of the Yangtze River, covers an area of about 1,000 square meters.
The source indicates that during the excavations and excavations that lasted for six months, an area of 675 sq. stone and copper products, all of which date from the Eastern Zhou Dynasty to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
And he adds: Scientists also discovered a group of artifacts related to the spring-autumn period from 770 BC. to 476 BC, which are rare in the antiquities of these places and are of great value for the study of ancient culture in areas along the tributaries of the Yangtze River.