On the ruins of the ancient capital of Xi'an will find an abundance of wooden bridges, whose age is more than 2000 years

As it became known corr. Xinhua at the Institute of Archaeology of Shaanxi Province / Northwest China / followed lasted 9 months of archaeological work and soundings, among the ruins of the ancient capital of the Han Dynasty — city of Chang'an and the remains of the Imperial Palace in Syanyane / capital of the Qing Dynasty / north-west of Xi'an City , in keeping with the ancient river Wei, have been found by archaeologists in turn 5 ancient wooden bridges, divided into 2 groups, whose age is more than 2000 years.

According to the Institute of Archaeology of wire. Shaanxi Wang Zhiyu found the ruins of the ancient wooden bridge on the river Weihe ambitious, have a complete structure, preserve order in the arrangement, rich in internal content. At the same time, they are the largest remnants of wooden bridge structures Han and Qin dynasties, including the detected until now, in fact they are the same and the largest wooden bridge structure of this historical era in the world.

On the bridge, "Chuchenmen-1" located in Chuchenmen, found a large number of stone structures rectangular and pentagonal and their related archaeological remains. Obviously, this bridge is a rare example of simultaneous use in the construction of wooden and stone materials, the concept and technology of its construction occupy a very important place in the history of bridge construction in ancient China and around the world.

At the moment, except for the bridge "Chuchenmen-2", for which there can not start digging, and just recently discovered bridge "Chuchenmen-4", archaeologists have been researching and partial excavation of the other three bridges.

According to Wang Zhiyu lessons on cultural relics can be assumed that the start of construction of ancient bridges were in the Qin Dynasty, they were used in the Han Dynasty until the Tang dynasty or even later Song Dynasty, so until they were abandoned passed more thousands of years. In addition to the sand deposits on the surface of the bridge were found pieces of porcelain "Tsinghua" that allows you to make the assumption that the bridges were not completely filled up until the time of the Ming Dynasty.

Category: Archaeology

Добавить комментарий

Tags: , , , , , ,

Site "Survival in the wild nature", glad to see you. If you come to us, it means you want to get complete information about survival in a variety of extreme conditions, in emergency situations. Man, throughout the development, sought to preserve and protect themselves from the various negative factors surrounding it - cold, heat, hunger, dangerous animals and insects.

Site structure "Survival in the wild nature" is simple and logical, selecting a specific section, you will find information. You will find on our website recommendations and practical advice on survival, unique descriptions and pictures of animals and plants, turn-based scheme to trap wild animals, tests and reviews of travel gear, rare books on survival and wildlife. The site also has a large section devoted to video on survival survivalist-known professionals around the world.

The main theme of the site, "Survival in the wild nature" - is to be ready to be in the wild, and the ability to survive in extreme conditions.

The Survival in the wild nature - how correctly to behave, it having appeared in an emergency situation. Ability to find a way out from any situation: to kindle a fire, to put traps, to prepare food, to arrange dwelling and a lodging for the night; to learn to knit knots, to clear water, to be guided by districts, correctly to choose equipment, a knife. Also you can download directories to tourists, encyclopedias survivals, video Bear Grills to Survive at any cost (Man vs. Wild).