Archaeologists unearth gold mask and 500 items from ‘sacrificial pits’ in China

Researchers have unearthed a golden ceremonial gold mask in China weighing about 280 grams. It is estimated to be made from 84% gold and is among the 500 items unearthed from six newly discovered “sacrificial pits” in China. The treasure was unearthed at Sanxingdui, a 4.6-square-mile area outside the provincial capital of Chengdu. Some experts […]