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China finds secret tomb chamber
(Jul 1, 2007)


A mysterious underground chamber has been found inside the Chinese imperial tomb guarded by the famous Terracotta Army, Chinese archaeologists say. Historical records describing the tomb of Qin Shihuang, China's first emperor, do not mention the room which is 30 metres (98 feet) deep. The unopened chamber was found at the site near the old imperial capital of Xian using remote sensing technology.

Read more. Source: BBC

giant statue of Hadrian
Giant statue of Hadrian unearthed
(Aug 10, 2007)


Parts of a huge, exquisitely carved statue of the Roman Emperor Hadrian have been found at an archaeological site in south-central Turkey. The original statue would have stood 4m–5m in height, experts estimate. His achievements include the massive wall built across the width of northern Britain which bears his name.

Read more. Source: BBC

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