Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Archeologists unearth ancient sunken ship from Yuan Dynasty

Archeologists inspect a newly excavated sunken ship of ancient China's Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) in Heze of east China's Shandong Province, Nov. 23, 2010. Archeologists in Shandong on Tuesday announced that they have discovered an ancient sunken ship of the Yuan Dynasty at a building site in Heze. The wooden ship, with 21 meters in length, 5 meters in width and 1.8 meters in height, contains 10 cabins. Some 110 precious antiques and porcelains have also been discovered in and around the ship.

A porcelain of ancient China's Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) is displayed after it was excavated

Source : People's Daily Online

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