Tue, May 29, 2012
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Ancient shipwrecks unearthed in N China

2012-05-29 03:04:08 GMT2012-05-29 11:04:08(Beijing Time)  China Daily

Two wooden ships were discovered in a village in Tianjin municipality, North China, May 28, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A shipwreck found in Tianjin is processed, May 28, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A 13-meter-long ship is found upside down in a village of Tianjin, May 28, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

A shipwreck found in Tianjin is processed, May 28, 2012. [Photo/Xinhua]

Two wooden ships were discovered in a village in Tianjin municipality, North China, May 28, 2012. The ships were built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and contained more than 600 objects made of copper, iron porcelain, bone and bamboo.

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