Ding Gong Site [Binzhou, Shandong]

The Dinggong site is located in the east of Dinggong Village, Yuancheng Township, Zouping County. It is about 300 meters long from east to west and 200 meters wide from north to south. A large number of relics of Longshan culture and Yueshi culture were found in the site. In addition to the clams, the collected cultural relics mainly include stone tools such as stone shovel and ground stone axe, as well as bone clusters, needles, and eggshell pottery pieces with typical characteristics of Longshan culture. There are small earthenware. pots in the pottery. They are earthen gray pottery, bulging belly, a string pattern on the neck, a diameter of 5.2 cm, and a belly diameter of 8 cm. There are also pieces of pottery tincture, which are muddy gray pottery. Thin rope pattern and additional pile pattern. Especially precious are the black pottery ghost-shaped tripod legs and pig-mouth tripod legs. It has been verified that it is a typical relic of Longshan culture and Yueshi culture. The above types of pottery were discovered for the first time in Binzhou area, which is of great significance to the study of the development of ancient culture.

The site was announced by the People s Government of Zouping County as a key cultural relics protection unit in 1984. Approved by the Shandong Provincial Cultural Relics Administration in 1985, it was also designated as the Zouping Work Station of the Archaeology Department of the History Department of Shandong University. In 1988, Shandong University invested in the construction of a 1,850-square-meter three-story archeological building, displaying more than 1,000 cultural relics. The Ding Gong site is an important prehistoric site, and was listed as the first of the top ten new archeological discoveries in the country in 1991. In recent years, people from all walks of life inside and outside the province have been here to visit. Peking University, Shandong University and other universities have used this as a place for professional teaching and scientific research practice.

The Dingdinggong site is located in the east of Dinggong Village, Yuancheng Town, Zouping County. The total area of ​​the site is nearly 240,000 square meters, and the age is around 5500-2000. The Dinggong site is the most abundant and important from the Longshan cultural period. The site of Longshan Cultural City found in the site has a wall about 25 meters wide. The inner part of the city wall is about 310 meters east-west and about 350 meters north-south, covering an area of 10.5 square meters. There is a trench with a width of 30-40 meters outside the city, and the deepest part is more than 3 meters below the city ground. Nearly a hundred houses have been found in the city, including large houses with an area of ​​more than 50 square meters and cottages with an area of ​​less less than 10 square meters. In addition, more than sixty tombs and important relics such as pottery and water wells were also found. More than 5,000 specimens of various relics were unearthed, one of which was Longshan cultural pottery engraved with eleven characters. The site of Dinggong Longshan Cultural City has important academic value for studying the origin of Chinese civilization.

The Dingdinggong site is located east of Dinggong Village, Yuancheng Town, Zouping County. From Zouping County, you can take a car to Yuancheng Town in 25 minutes and the fare is 5 yuan.

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