Home Entertainment "Astronomical Calendar" Found Inside Ancient Tomb In China

"Astronomical Calendar" Found Inside Ancient Tomb In China

8
0



Archeologists in China have unearthed what they believe is an ancient “celestial calendar.” The 23 rectangular wooden pieces were found inside a 2,200-year-old tomb in China’s Wulong District. They are etched with Chinese characters connected to an astronomical calendar known as Tiangan Dizhi. It was established during the Shang dynasty, which ruled from 1600 BC to about 1050 BC. This is the first time written slips linked to the ancient calendar have been found in a tomb.



More information can be found here

Previous articleAlpinestars Announces Tech-Air 7x Airbag System
Next articleChicago Bears GM Ryan Poles staying ‘open-minded’ as he evaluates whether to keep Justin Fields or draft a QB at No. 1