A piece of thigh armor is found from a tomb of the West Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BC), in Baoji city, Shaanxi province, March 10, 2013. [Photo/Xinhua]
Bronze objects are found from the tomb of a nobleman from the West Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BC) in Shigushan Mountain of Baoji city. [Photo/Xinhua]
Archaeologists in Northwest China's Shaanxi province said Sunday that one piece of thigh armor and two pieces of upper-body armor dating back 3,000 years may be the oldest pieces of bronze armor ever unearthed in China.
The announcement was made after experts studied the