Address: Xinshe, Fengbin Township, Hualien County, 豐濱鄉, 花蓮縣 977
No: Oct. 16, 2015 Fu-Wen-Zi-Zi No. 1040198240A
Shinshe Stony Coffin
Shinshe Stony Coffin is the relic of Eastern Taiwan’s prehistoric culture; it was found along the coasts in Hualien and Taitung, between Shinshe of Hualien and Dulan of Taitung. It is one of two well-preserved stony coffins in Taiwan. The stony coffin dates back to 3000 to 2000 years ago and is an important relic of the Qilin culture.
Registration Purpose: The stony coffin represents the unique megalith-making technique, which witnessed the Neolithic Age. It shows local cultural characteristic and reflects the feature of the age, aspects which make it truly precious and rare.