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Tomb of Legendary General Cao Cao Found in China
December 31, 2009, 8:23 pm
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A 1,700-year-old tomb that may hold the body of the legendary Chinese general Cao Cao has been discovered in China.

More than 1,700 years after his death, Cao Cao, warlord and ruler of northern China during the Three Kingdoms period, has indeed appeared, according to China Daily.

According to the report, Chinese archaeologists might have found the body of the legendary general in a 8,000 square foot tomb complex.

Unearthed in Xigaoxue village near the ancient capital of Anyang in central China’s Henan Province, the tomb featured a 130-foot passage leading to an underground chamber.

More on the Cao Cao find here.


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