Cultural relics on display at Capital Museum in Beijing

created: 2013-08-23

Pieces of antique porcelain recovered from a shipwreck in the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea were on display at the Capital Museum in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 22, 2013. An exhibition featuring some 280 findings from the shipwreck on Huaguang Reef No.1 opened Thursday at the museum. The wreck, dating back to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279), was stumbled upon by a group of Chinese fishermen in 1996, three meters below sea water. (Xinhua/Luo Xiaoguang)


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