2,000-year-old wine found in China

Published on May 12th, 2011 | by Admin

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An airtight copper pot containing 2,000-year-old wine has been found in Henan province in China.

A Western Han dynasty ancient tomb group was accidentally found at a construction site in Puyang city, China’s Henan province, on April 10.

During the excavation, archaeologists discovered an airtight copper pot covered in rust. They found the pot had a liquid weighing about half a kilogram in it, reports People Daily Online.

They are now sampling the liquid.

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Story: ANI | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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