Yuan Dynasty ship found at building site

Published on November 23rd, 2010 | by Admin


A wooden ship dating back to the 13th-14th centuries has been found at a building site in China.

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.

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