1,200-year-old dragon kiln found in China

Published on December 24th, 2013 | by Admin

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Archaeologists working in China have unearthed a long dragon kiln which dates back 1,200 years.

The Tang Dynasty (618-907) kiln is 78.8 meters long and is the longest ever found from that period, according to Xu Changqing, head of Jiangxi cultural relics and archaeological institute.

The kiln, in the ruins of Nanyao Village, was unearthed by a team from Xiamen, Northwest and Nankai universities and Leping City, between March and November, Xu said at a press conference on Monday.

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Story: Blake de Pastino, Western Digs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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One Response to 1,200-year-old dragon kiln found in China

  1. norm says:

    A 250 foot long kiln would take tons of wood to fire.

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