Zhenxun (Chinese: 斟鄩; pinyin: Zhēnxún) was the last capital for the pre historical Chinese Xia dynasty. There is a consensus among many Chinese scholars that the Erlitou site about 20 km east of central Luoyang is identified as Zhenxun.[1][2][3][4][5]


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