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19 March 2006
Evidence of primitive human activity found in China

Chinese archaeologists have uncovered evidence of human activity dating back at least 10,000 to 20,000 years in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Archaeologists have unearthed  more than 5,000 pieces of stone works and some animal skeletons from a site in Longwangchan village of Yichuan. Evidence of soil burning was also found at the site, said an expert with the Shaanxi Provincial Archeology Research Institute. Judjing by the processing skill seen on the stone works, the site dates back 10,000 to 20,000 years, the expert said.

Sources: People's Daily Online, Times of India (18 march 2006)

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