1,100 relics unearthed at Beijing venue sites

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BEIJING (Reuters) - About 1,100 cultural relics were unearthed at Beijing Olympic venue construction sites last year, state media reported on Thursday.

The relics were discovered at 10 different venues and included about 700 tombs dating from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Xinhua news agency said, citing Shu Xiaofeng, deputy director of the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Relics.

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