DINGXI, Gansu, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- With a history of more than 5,000 years, ancient painted pottery items excavated in Majiayao village in Lintao County, northwest China's Gansu, are renowned for their beauty and craftsmanship.
Lintao is a hometown of painted pottery. In 1924, Swedish archaeologist Johan Gunnar Anderson first investigated the cultural ruins of exquisite painted potteries in Majiayao village.
Those painted potteries excavated in Majiayao culture can be dated back to over 5,000 years ago, and are regarded as a peak of pottery manufacturing at that time.
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