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40,000-year-old palaeohuman settlement site found in Zhengzhou (4)

By Li An (Xinhua)

15:39, March 21, 2012

An archaeological worker measures an unearthed animal bone fossil at the Laonainaimiao Ruins in Zhengzhou, Henan Province on March 20, 2012. (Xinhua/Li An)

Recently, archeologists found a 40,000-year-old settlement site called Laonainaimiao Ruins dating back to the Old Stone Age at a scenic spot in southwestern suburb of Zhengzhou, the capital city of central China's Henan province.

The excavation work for the first time unearthed an area of 50 square meters with tens of thousands of cultural relics including stone artifacts, bone wares, all kinds of animal bones and more than 20 fire relics discovered. Now, the excavation work has entered into the second phase.

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