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Chinese Flood

16 December 2016

At www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4025054/Chinese-archaeologists-begin-ex… … we have a story sent in by Gary. Chinese archaeologists begin to excavate a 2600 year old city wiped out by floods in central China. The city began life in 624BC and was overwhelmed by water, muds, and silts in AD742. The ruins are surrounded by a 5 mile long wall, 61 feet in width and 13 feet high. It is hoped it will be a time capsule of the Tang dynasty.

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