Beijing: Chinese archaeologists have discovered a large paleolithic site that dates back 10,000-30,000 years in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua reported Wednesday.
The ruins, covering more than 40,000 square metres, were found in a mountainous area in Kangle village, Muleng city, said Ni Chunye, director of the city's administration of cultural heritage. The site was identified as belonging to the Old Stone Age.
A total of 136 stone tools in various shapes were collected from the surface of the site. The findings and geological features indicated the site belongs to the Upper Paleolithic period, Ni said.
Police have cordoned off the site to protect it.