Great Wall ruins discovered in northeast China’s Jilin Province

December 14th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, December 14 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists have discovered 11 possible sections of ruins of the Great Wall of Qin (221 B.C. and 206 B.C.) and Han (202 B.C. and 220 A.D.) dynasties in northeast China’s Jilin Province, with four of them confirmed.

The ruins were found in Tonghua County by a research team organized by the province at the request of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage in June this year.

The Great Wall was built in different historical periods.

The exact length of it built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) was announced to be 8,851.8 km in December 2008 by a national survey team. (ANI)

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