Frescos found in a tomb in Shandong Province
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Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2007 shows a fresco depicting ancient Chinese philosopher and educator Confucius (551 B.C.-479 B.C.), found in a tomb in an old residential yard in Dongping County, east China's Shandong Province. The fresco, discovered in a tomb dating back to about 2,000 years ago, is well preserved with images of drinking, dancing, cock fighting, women servants and historical stories in legible colors, heritage workers said.

Photo taken on Oct. 13, 2007 shows a fresco depicting ancient Chinese philosopher and educator Confucius (551 B.C.-479 B.C.), found in a tomb in an old residential yard in Dongping County, east China's Shandong Province. The fresco, discovered in a tomb dating back to about 2,000 years ago, is well preserved with images of drinking, dancing, cock fighting, women servants and historical stories in legible colors, heritage workers said. (Xinhua Photo)
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    BEIJING, Oct. 17 -- Chinese heritage workers said yesterday they had discovered well-preserved frescoes in a tomb dating back about 2,000 years in east China's Shandong Province.

    The frescoes, painted with blue, green, black and red colors, were found on the walls of a tomb at an old residential yard in Dongping County, southwestern Shandong, when a real estate company was excavating the foundation for a planned shopping mall.

    (Source: Shanghai Daily)

Editor: Du Guodong
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