Ruins of Ancient City of Beiting
Ruin of the Ancient City of Beiting lies in the territory of Beiting town, 10 kilometers north of the seat of Jimsar County, which is key cultural relics protection unit of China. The city was called Jinman City in the Han Dynasty, which was the seat of the court of Posterior Chechi State. Genggong, a famous general of the Han Dynasty, stationed troops to open up wasteland in this city. The remaining walls of the ancient city still reflect the scale and style of the ancient city. The ancient city can be divided into the inner and the outer city. The outer city is about 4600 meters in perimeter, in an irregular rectangle shape; the inner city is about 3000 meters in perimeter, within the northeast part of outer city. Both the inner and the outer city have moats. The watercourse is still visible. The remaining walls are more than 2 meters high. The streets, temples, offices, turrets of the outer city, and other structures, still can be vaguely recognized. There had been many precious cultural relics unearthed in the Ruins of Ancient City of Beiting, including incomplete stone tablet of Jinman county of Dang Dynasty, lion stone caving of Dang Dynasty, carving stone balls, copper mirror, stamp of Pulie shire, eaves tile with decorative pattern of lotus flowers, square bricks, ancient coin of Kaiyuan period and Qianyuan period of Tang Dynasty, relics of pottery and porcelains of Yuan Dynasty. The relics of pottery and porcelains can be found everywhere in the ancient city.