International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology


2014 Annual Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of China Announced

24 April 2015

On April 9th 2015, China Cultural Relics Newspaper and Chinese Archaeological Society jointly announced the result of the 2014 Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries of China, an annual activity commissioned by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and regarded as the Oscar Award in the Chinese archaeology community since 1990.

This year's Top 10 Discoveries are:

1. Paleolithic sites group at Nanjiang River and Modaoshan in Yunan County, Guangdong

2. The Dongzhao site in Zhengzhou City, Henan

3. Cemetery of the Zen State at Guojiamiao, Zaoyang City, Hubei

4. Dabonan cemetery in Xiangyun County, Yunan

5. Early Yueyao kiln site at Jinshan, Shangyu District, Shaoxing City, Zhejiang

6. Gurugyam and Chu vthag cemeteries in Ngari, Tibet

7. Yihenaoer cemetery in Zhengxiangbai Banner, Inner Monglia

8. Sui Dynasty Huiluocang granary site in Luoyang and Liyangcang granary site in Junxian, Henan

9. Liao Dynasty mining sites at Dazhuangke, Beijing

10. Cemetery of Bozhou Chieftain Yang's family in Zunyi City, Guizhou