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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
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


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:[ /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:< br />

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