Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP
Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP

Controversy surrounds discovery of ancient writing at Zhejiang graveyard

Researchers are divided over whether characters found on artefacts at Neolithic graveyard are oldest Chinese writing

Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP
Markings etched on a stone axe have sparked debate over whether they may be part of the oldest Chinese writing. Photo: AP
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