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Yin Ruins placed on archaeological sites list

2010-10-12 07:17:20 GMT2010-10-12 15:17:20 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

This file photo shows a bird's-eye view of the Yin Ruins of the Shang Dynasty (16th century - 11th century BC) capital in Anyang in Central China's Henan province. The ruins, with a history of more than 3,300 years, was placed on the World Heritage List in July 2006 and was recently listed by China's State Bureau of Cultural Relics as one of the 12 national archaeological sites. [File photo/Xinhua]

A pit of sacrifice from the Shang Dynasty is seen at the Yin Ruins in Anyang, Central China's Henan province. [File photo/Xinhua]

Horse-drawn carts unearthed from the Yin Ruins are seen in Anyang, Central China's Henan province. [File photo/Xinhua]

Oracle bone inscriptions unearthed from the Yin Ruins are seen in Anyang, Central China's Henan province. [File photo/Xinhua]

A corner of the Yin Ruins is seen in Anyang, Central China's Henan province. [File photo/Xinhua]

Oracle bones are seen in a pit at the Yin Ruins in Anyang, Central China's Henan province. [File photo/Xinhua]

These file photos show views of the Yin Ruins of the Shang Dynasty (16th century - 11th century BC) capital in Anyang in Central China's Henan province. The ruins, with a history of more than 3,300 years, was placed on the World Heritage List in July 2006 and was recently listed by China's State Bureau of Cultural Relics as one of the 12 national archaeological sites.

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