Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe might be the portrait of a king carved into stone at the Shimao site in Shaanxi province. Photo: Handout
Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe might be the portrait of a king carved into stone at the Shimao site in Shaanxi province. Photo: Handout
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Scientists find what could be the face of a king at an ancient pyramid in China

  • The portrait is among many stone carvings uncovered at the 4,200-year-old Shimao site in Shaanxi province
  • While its ruling class remains a mystery, archaeologist says recent find might be an image of the Shimao ancestors’ king

Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe might be the portrait of a king carved into stone at the Shimao site in Shaanxi province. Photo: Handout
Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe might be the portrait of a king carved into stone at the Shimao site in Shaanxi province. Photo: Handout
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