3,000-year-old rickshaws unveiled at Yinxu Museum

2024-02-27 ECNS App Download

Twenty-three rickshaws used during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 B.C.) were unveiled at the Yinxu Museum in Anyang, central China's Henan Province on Monday. 

It is reported that each rickshaw was pulled by two men. The excavation is of great significance to the study of transportation methods and burial systems of the Shang Dynasty. 

A new building of the Yinxu Museum in Anyang, central China's Henan Province, officially opened to the public on Monday. Located near the archaeological site of the Yin Ruins, which is the location of the last capital of the Shang Dynasty, the expanded Yinxu Museum is the first national major archaeological museum to comprehensively present the Shang civilization. 

(Reported by Li Chaoqing; Edited by Qi Yiling)



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