Luojiawan Ruins Site is located in Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County of Gansu Province. It is a provincial-level cultural relics protection unit and is an ancient site. The historical age of Luojiawan Ruins is Neolithic Age
The specific location of Luojiawan Ruins Site is 2 kilometers northwest of Luojiawan Village of Dongping Township in Tianzhu County.
Belong to Majiayao culture
It is a remains of Majiayao culture Machang-type, covering an area of about 200,000 square meters and a cultural layer thickness of about 1.2 meters.
Unearthed tools & pottery
Many pieces of stone tools and pottery from Neolithic Age were unearthed here; Among them, the pottery includes square pattern colored pottery amphora, cylindrical cup, and pointed bottom bottle; Stone tools include stone knives, stone axes, stone chisels, stone pestles, etc. Most of them were made of sandstone by friction, and only a few were made of hard stone.
The earthenware pots, clay tanks, and clay cylindrical cups in unearthed pottery have rough texture, but the surface is relatively smooth. Most of them have yellow pottery-clothes and black and red painted patterns. In addition, there are large cone-shaped bottles with no ears and no handles.
This proves that Tianzhu area entered “Clan commune” four thousand years ago. The matrilineal clan and the patrilineal clan alternated, but the matrilineal clan commune system was still a typical social stage.
Luojiawan site is well preserved and is of great value for studying the distribution and cultural connotation of Majiayao culture
Luojiawan Ruins Data
Add : 2 km from Luojiawan village, Tianzhu County
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How to get to there
Tianzhu Tibetan Autonomous County is only 139 kilometers away from Lanzhou City, the capital of Gansu Province, and is close to the G30 highway. The transportation to this county is very convenient; You can take a long-distance bus directly to Tianzhu County, or you can take the Lanzhou-Xinjiang Railway and get off at Tianzhu Station;
The nearest airport to him is Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
Add: Zhongchuan Town, Yongdeng County
Phone: +86 931 816-8913
Altitude: 1947 meters
Lanzhou Train Station
Add: No. 393, Railway Station East Road, Chengguan District
Phone: +86 0931 840-0000
Altitude: 1520 meters