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Internet Guide for China Studies Newsletter
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15 Jun 2001 (Sarah Talbot)

New in IGCS - Archaeology:

China's First Female Archaeologist

Ed./Corp.: People's Daily, PR China
URL: http://english.peopledaily.com.cn/50years/celebrities/19990910C112.html
Language: English.

Self description: "Without Zheng Zhenxiang, the tomb dating back to the
Shang Dynasty (16th-11th century BC) would not have been unearthed in 1976
in the city of Anyang in central China's Henan Province. Zheng is the first
female archeological research fellow of new China, which was founded in
1949, and she has spent 36 years excavating the Yin Ruins, the ancient
capital of the Shang Dynasty, buried under Anyang."

Description: Profile of Zheng Zhenxiang, who discovered the tomb of Fu Hao.

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Hanno Lecher ([log in to unmask])

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINA STUDIES -- editor
http://www.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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