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Nan Ao One: New relics out of water

06-30-2010 08:49 BJT Special Report: Underwater archaeological investigation for Nan’ao No. 1 |

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Salvage work is continuing in the South China Sea on the ancient sunken ship, the Nan Ao One. More new relics have been retrieved out of water.

Most of the relics are jars, vases, bowls, and plates from Zhangzhou, a long-established porcelain town of the period some 400 years ago.

Still, some are products from Jingdezhen, another well-known center of porcelain production.

One particularly interesting find is a set of porcelain with blue-and-white flowers inside, and five colors outside. It's the first time this type has been found at the Nan Ao One.

Salvage work is continuing in the South China Sea on the ancient sunken ship, the Nan Ao One. More new relics have been retrieved out of water. 
Salvage work is continuing in the South China Sea on
the ancient sunken ship, the Nan Ao One. More new 
relics have been retrieved out of water. 

Due to the coming bad weather, excavation work will be called to a stop in July.

Editor:Liu Fang |Source:

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