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The Sword of Goujian (Traditional Chinese: 越王勾踐劍, Simplified Ch...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
The Sword of Goujian (Traditional Chinese: 越王勾踐劍, Simplified Chinese: 越王勾践剑) is an archaeological artifact of the Spring and Autumn period (771 to 403BC) found in 1965 in Hubei, China. Forged of copper and tin, it is renowned for its unusual sharpness and resistance to tarnish rarely seen in artifacts so old. This historical artifact of ancient China is currently in the possession of the Hubei Provincial Museum.
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Goujian: The Ancient Chinese Sword that Defied Time

Ancient Origins - 26 Mar 2016
Fifty years ago, a rare and unusual sword was found in a tomb in China. Despite being well over 2,000 years old, the sword, known as the Goujian, did not have a single trace of rust. The blade drew blood when an archeologist tested his finger on its ...
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The Sword of Goujian – still untarnished after 2700 years

ZME Science - 21 Oct 2011
Such is the case with the Goujian Sword, which was recovered 7 kilometers (4.3 mi) from the ruins of Jinan, an ancient capital of Chu. The sword has two columns of text on the sides; an analysis of the text on one side revealed that the sword belonged ...
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Was a Sword Retrieved from a Lake in Norway Used for Executions?

Ancient Origins - 07 Jul 2018
The recently found sword was retrieved from Lake Mjøsa , located in the southern region of Norway, 35 miles (56 km) north of Oslo. This is not only Norway's largest lake at 65 miles (100km long), but one of the deepest lakes in Europe with a depth of ...
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Assassin's Creed Origins Eastern Dynasties Gear Now Available - 15 Feb 2018
With the Discovery Mode available in Assassin's Creed: Origins, many players might be looking to fully equip Bayek with only the best of the best gear out there. To explore the vast lands of Egypt in style, a new Eastern Dynasty Pack has been announced ...
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Recreating a 400-Year-Old Chinese Sword is Complicated as Hell

Nerdist - 28 Jul 2016
In fact, back in the '60s, archeologists discovered a sword deep in the underbelly of a Chinese tomb that, despite being about 2,000 years old, was still etched and sharp enough to draw blood. The so-called sword of Goujian is made of bronze, and while ...
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National treasures come to life on TV show - 02 Jan 2018
National Treasure has Chinese television audiences fired up. But don't confuse it with the Hollywood action film from 2004 of the same name. In that film, Nicolas Cage painstakingly sneaks into museums, steals artifacts, and discovers the hidden ...
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Wild Goose Chase Turns Up Historic, Ancient Icelandic Sword - 09 Sep 2016
The sword found last Friday is only the 24th sword from Viking times found in Iceland. Many of the swords are in pieces and even only found a part of the hilt. So it is exciting to find an almost complete sword. It was a group of brothers and friends ...
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2700-Year-Old Sword Perfectly Defied All Logic

New Tang Dynasty Television - 16 Aug 2016
After more than two months, the experts started to form a consensus that the original owner of the sword was Goujian, the King of Yue made famous by his perseverance in time of hardship. So the entirety of the text reads “[Belonging to] King Goujian of ...
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The Story of Ancient China's Trojan Horse

The Epoch Times - 07 Jun 2015
But Goujian's triumph over Wu was a double-edged sword: Even after defeating the hated enemy, he could not rest. Eventually he turned against his own ministers, thinking they would betray him. Goujian had Wen Zhong, the man who had saved Yue in its ...

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