Prehistoric artefacts found in China

Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) Over 300 items used by prehistoric people in their daily life 4,000 years ago have been unearthed in China.

Wang Xiaoyang, head of the archaeological team, said on Monday that the pieces were found in the Beiyuan relic site in Ningxia Hui region, Xinhua news agency reported.

The pieces include clay pots, basins, cups and knives, stone axes and chisels as well as bone awls and needles. Archaeologists also found clamshells which they believed were used for decoration.

The Beiyuan relic site was first excavated in 2013.

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