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Identification of Cao Cao tomb to be proved

2010-01-15 08:49 BJT

Senior archaeologists with Chinese Academy of Social Sciences say they agree withan the opinion of excavation team by and large that the tomb unearthed in Henan province's Anyang city belongs to Cao Cao, a famous general and leader who died in the year 220.

The excavation team has found new evidence of three stone tablets at the tomb. Although there's no inscriptions of Cao Cao's title -- "King Wu of Wei", the calligraphy pattern is the same as previous tablets. One of the skulls found in the tomb belongs to a female between the age of fifty and sixty.

The Academy of Social Sciences says the final result will come after conferring with historians.

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