SHENYANG, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese archaeologists have excavated the ruins of two houses dating back about 3,000 years in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province.
A bronze short sword was discovered at the ruins, which dated back to China's Western Zhou Dynasty (1,046 B.C. - 771 B.C.).
The houses are part of the Beiwai Ruins, which covers an area of 100,000 square meters and dates back to the Bronze Age.
In 2017, Chinese archaeologists began excavation at the site and unearthed pottery, stone and bronze wares, said Zhao Xiaogang, deputy head of the city's institute of archaeology.