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October 2013

Byzantine Gold Coin Found in Tomb of Emperor Jiemin of Northern Wei thumbnail

Chinese archaeologists recently completed their work excavating an ancient tomb located near Luoyang (洛阳), Henan Province (河南省), according to recent reports in the Chinese press. The archaeologists from the Luoyang Municipal Institute of Cultural Relics and Artifacts (洛阳市文物考古研究院) can be seen working in the tomb in the image at the left. The archaeologists believe that [...]

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Knife Money from State of Qi Unearthed in Shandong

Knife Money from State of Qi Unearthed in Shandong thumbnail

A farmer working in a field in Shandong Province recently unearthed an ancient knife-shaped form of money from the Warring States period (475 BC - 221 BC), according to a Chinese newspaper article published today. Mr. Jia Qingguang (贾清广) was sifting sand at his farm in Liaocheng (聊城市) in China's eastern province of Shandong when [...]

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