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Ancient Chinese Sacrifice Altar Discovered

An interesting discovery that dates back over a 1,000 years has been unearthed an ancient sacrificial architecture at a historical site of Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-771 BC).

Archeologists in Baoji city of Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, made the discovery in Ancient Chinese history.(See Video Below)

The Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 – 256 BC; Chinese: 周朝; pinyin: Zhōu Cháo; Wade–Giles: Chou1 Ch’ao2 [tʂóʊ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ]) was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.

Although the Zhou dynasty lasted longer than any other dynasty in Chinese history, the actual political and military control ofChina by the dynasty, surnamed Ji (Chinese: ), lasted only until 771 BC, a period known as the Western Zhou.

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This period of Chinese history produced what many consider the zenith of Chinese bronze-ware making. The dynasty also spans the period in which the written script evolved into its modern form with the use of an archaic clerical script that emerged during the late Warring States period.

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YouTube Personality 'ShantiUniverse', Chief Editor & Columnist of From San Antonio Texas has lived in New York, England, and Las Vegas.