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1,000-year-old coins unearthed in China

August 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) More than 200 coins that were used 1,000-years ago were excavated in China, archaeologists said Tuesday.The green verdigris-covered coins were unearthed at a construction site in ... Read more...

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200,000 ancient coins found in China

June 5th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Nanjing (China), June 4 (IANS) Archaeologists in China's Jiangsu province have unearthed about 200,000 ancient coins in a well at a construction site, Xinhua reported.These coins, weighing around four ... Read more...

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Buddha’s skull to be enshrined at world-famed tower in China

August 13th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): A part of Gautam Buddha's skull will be kept at an ancient Buddhist tower in China's Jiangsu Province, which was a world wonder during the medieval ages.Buddha's ... Read more...

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Chinas ancient dynasties rose and fell with monsoons

November 7th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): A new study has linked the rise and fall of Chinas ancient dynasties with monsoon cycles, with the weakening of the natural phenomenon proving to be the ... Read more...

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