The Liangzhu site in Zhejiang dates back to 3,300BC. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Ancient Chinese city ruins become country’s latest Unesco World Heritage Site

  • Five thousand-year-old ruins in Zhejiang province are the earliest known example of Chinese civilisation
  • China passes Italy to become home to largest number of World Heritage Sites
Topic |   China Society

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The Liangzhu site in Zhejiang dates back to 3,300BC. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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Laetitia Delaloye, head of antiquities of Christie's, poses for a photograph with an Egyptian brown quartzite head of the God Amen. Photo: Reuters

Tutankhamen relic sells for US$6 million at Christie’s auction in London despite outcry from Egypt

  • The sale of the 3,000-year-old quartzite head was one of the auction house’s most controversial sales in years
Topic |   Egypt

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Laetitia Delaloye, head of antiquities of Christie's, poses for a photograph with an Egyptian brown quartzite head of the God Amen. Photo: Reuters
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