Sanxingdui's No. 4 pit dates back up to 3,200 years, excavation continues

The No. 4 sacrificial pit at the Sanxingdui Ruins site can be traced back to the late Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC), which dates back to up to 3,200 years. The discovery was based on the preliminary carbon-14 detection, a method for determining an object's age, on the samples extracted from No. 4 pit.

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