Great Wall section built 1,500 years ago found in Beijing

16:07, July 14, 2011      

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Staff of the Changping Cultural Relics Bureau explores a newly found section of the Great Wall built before the Ming dynasty. (Beijing Daily/Xing Jun)

Changping Bureau of Cultural Relics released Wednesday its latest findings about the Great Wall ruins. It said that a heretofore unknown 19-kilometer Great Wall ruin has been discovered in Changping District. Preliminary study indicates the ruin was built in Northern Qi Dynasty, which is 1,500 years from today.

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