SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An 800-year-old merchant ship was raised from the bottom of the South China Sea on Saturday, loaded with artifacts that might confirm the existence of an ancient maritime trade route linking China and the West.
The 30-meter (100-foot) wooden vessel, containing thousands of gold, silver and porcelain trading goods, was hoisted onto a barge in a steel cage as high as a three-storey building, a live broadcast by national television showed.
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Chicago Workshop: April 28-May 1st.
Israel May 3-15th
International Daoist Studies Conference, Paris: May 17-20 (Will have panels on Martial Arts and Theater and this is going to rock!)
Paris May 16-26th
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Portland July 28-30th
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