BEIJING: An unknown kingdom dating back to 1046 B.C. has been unearthed in north China, archaeologists said.
The kingdom is probably from the Xizhou dynasty (1046 to 771 B.C.), Xinhua reported.
Engraving on bronze wares found in tombs in Shanxi province’s Linfen city indicate that the region was reigned by Ba Bo, or Count of the Ba kingdom, the archaeologists said.
The Ba kingdom had never been seen in any historical record before, they said. Read more.