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Tomb of legendary general Cao Cao unearthed in central China

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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 08:01 AM
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I always find this kind of stuff fascinating... For your reading pleasure:

Source: China View



BEIJING, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- The tomb of Cao Cao, a renowned warlord and politician in the third century, was unearthed in Anyang City of central China's Henan Province, archaeologists said Sunday.

Cao Cao (155-220 A.D.), who built the strongest and most prosperous state during the Three Kingdom period (208-280 A.D.), is remembered for his outstanding military and political talents.


Source: Daily Mail






Ancient tomb of Chinese general Cao Cao is genuine, say experts


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Experts have determined that the third century tomb of Chinese politician and general Cao Cao, who was infamous in East Asia for his Machiavellian tactics, is authentic.

Cao Cao: Chinese archaeologists uncover vast tomb of infamous 3rd century ruler Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...[ /headline]
Source: Daily Mail


Chinese archaeologists have found what could be the tomb of Cao Cao, a skilful general and ruler in the third century who was later depicted in popular folklore as the archetypal cunning politician.

Archaeological officials say Cao's 8,000 sq ft tomb complex, with a 130ft passage leading to an underground chamber, was found in Xigaoxue, a village near the ancient capital of Anyang in central Henan province. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...< br />





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