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Legendary sunken treasure discovered in SW China

Editor: zhenglimin 丨Xinhua

03-20-2017 22:22 BJT

 

Photo taken on March 17, 2017 shows silver coins unearthed during an archaeological excavation at Pengshan District in Meishan City, southwest China

Photo taken on March 17, 2017 shows silver coins unearthed during an archaeological excavation at Pengshan District in Meishan City, southwest China's Sichuan Province. More than 10,000 gold and silver items that sank to the bottom of a river in Sichuan Province over 300 years ago have been recovered, archeologists said Monday. The items included a large amount of gold, silver and bronze coins and jewelry as well as iron weapons such as swords, knifes and spears. (Xinhua/Chen Xie)

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