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The Buried City of Shimao
« on: August 28, 2018, 07:16:49 AM »
The Shimao ruins are in Shaanxi, China, in the Loess highlands and they date from approximately 4,300 BC, far older than the foundations of the Great Wall. The ruins were not discovered until 1976 and not excavated by archaeologists until 2011. Since then, Shimao has been revealed to be the largest pre-historic ruins in China and is now a protected national monument. It is believed to have flourished for half a millennium and may have been the biggest city in the world at one time.