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Well preserved 1000-year-old female corpse found in Nanjing

Well preserved 1000-year-old female corpse found in Nanjing
trefwoorden: China - Nanking - lichaam - 11e eeuw
Archaeologists have found a well preserved ancient female corpse, which was believed to be some 1,000 years old, in Gaochun county of Nanjing, capital of east Jiangsu Province.
The discovery was made in a grave of the Song Dynasty (960-1279).
Archaeologists from the Nanjing Museum said they were surprised to find that the bone joints of the body can still be bent, while its flesh is still flexible.

Lees verder bij: Xinhua Net (5 november 2003)