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Dragon head sculptures found at Xanadu

The remains of three colourful dragon heads made out of clay have been found in Xanadu, Mongolia. The palace sprawls over 9,000 square meters (about 100,000 square feet), or nearly twice the floor space of the modern-day White House.Archaeologists have been excavating the palace, learning how it was designed and decorated. Made

Kublai Khan’s Xanadu excavated

Kublai Khan's Shangdu, which Marco Polo called Xanadu, has been excavated, revealing many new finds. "The most exciting findings are the layout of a moat in front of the Mingde Gate to the royal capital and the highest building of Muqingge," said Yang Xingyu, a senior archeologist with the Inner Mongolia

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