added by archaeologs [Ling-t’ai]. County in eastern Gansu province, China, where nine Western Zhou tombs and a chariot burial were excavated in 1967 and 1972. Two well-preserved tombs contained bronze ritual vessels, jades, and a wide variety of bronze weapons including four short swords. Lingtai is just across the border from Shaanxi province and not so far west as the important Shaanxi site of Baoji.
The Macmillan dictionary of archaeology, Ruth D. Whitehouse, 1983