Friday, 17 July 2009

Imperial palace ruins found

On there was a news item about the archeological dig at the Nanyue Kingdom Relics Site in Guangzhou.

Nanyue was an ancient kingdom that consisted of parts of the modern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan and much of modern northern Vietnam. It was established by the Chinese general Zhào Tuō of the Qin dynasty who assimilated the customs of the Yuè peoples and central China in his territory. Its capital was near Pānyú in modern-day Guangzhou.

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