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Delicate chinaware surfaced from sunken ship

2011-05-23 03:03:08 GMT2011-05-23 11:03:08(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

This TV grab photo taken on May 22, 2011, shows the chinaware excavated from the wreckage of "Nan'ao-1", a merchant ship of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) which sank into the sea some hundred years ago near today's Nan'ao County of south China's Guangdong Province. Archaeological team members on Sunday conducted an under-water excavation of Nan'ao-1, during which they found and salvaged a large number of chinaware. (Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei)

This TV grab photo taken on May 22, 2011, shows archaeological workers clearing the chinaware excavated from the wreckage of "Nan'ao-1", a merchant ship of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) which sank into the sea some hundred years ago near today's Nan'ao County of south China's Guangdong Province. Archaeological team members on Sunday conducted an under-water excavation of Nan'ao-1, during which they found and salvaged a large number of chinaware. (Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei)

This TV grab photo taken on May 22, 2011, shows archaeological workers clearing the chinaware excavated from the wreckage of "Nan'ao-1", a merchant ship of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) which sank into the sea some hundred years ago near today's Nan'ao County of south China's Guangdong Province. Archaeological team members on Sunday conducted an under-water excavation of Nan'ao-1, during which they found and salvaged a large number of chinaware. (Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei)

This TV grab photo taken on May 22, 2011, shows an archaeological worker holding a relic from the wreckage of "Nan'ao-1", a merchant ship of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) which sank into the sea some hundred years ago near today's Nan'ao County of south China's Guangdong Province. Archaeological team members on Sunday conducted an under-water excavation of Nan'ao-1, during which they found and salvaged a large number of chinaware. (Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei)

This TV grab photo taken on May 22, 2011, shows the chinaware in the wreckage of "Nan'ao-1", a merchant ship of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) which sank into the sea some hundred years ago near today's Nan'ao County of south China's Guangdong Province. Archaeological team members on Sunday conducted an under-water excavation of Nan'ao-1, during which they found and salvaged a large number of chinaware. (Xinhua/Zhu Yinwei)

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