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Luojiachong Ruins

By | nxiang.net| Updated:  Nov 22,2021 L M S
Luojiachong Ruins is located in Qiaobei Village, Qingshanqiao Town, Ningxiang City. It’s a typical terra ruins site along the river in South China as it lies in secondary bench terrace on the north bank of Chujiang River, a tributary of Weishui River. It, together with Shijiawan Ruins, Yuexingshan Ruins and Jingdeguan Ruins, forms a ruins group.  

Luojiachong Ruins is about 77 kilometers northeast of Ningxiang’s urban area. The surrounding natural terrain is a long and narrow intermountain basin surrounded by low hills, and Chujiang River passes through the middle of the basin. It has a relative height of nearly 14 meters and its existing area is about 25,000 square meters. There are now paddy fields and vegetable fields on the ruins site.

Luojiachong Ruins is a settlement site from the late Neolithic Age to Shang and Zhou Dynasties after the archaeological work between 2014 and 2015.


A large number of implements with distinctive regional characteristics were excavated from Luojiachong Ruins. They are mainly from the late Neolithic Age and Shang and early Zhou Dynasties to the age of Tanheli Site. And this period is the most complex stage of cultural characteristics in southern China.

It has important academic value for exploring the cultural source of Tanheli Site and the background of copper wares unearthed in Ningxiang, perfecting the cultural pedigree from the late Neolithic Age to the Shang and Zhou Dynasties in the lower reaches of Xiangjiang River.