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Riverbed offers up clues on lost ancient treasures

By Huang Zhiling in Meishan, Sichuan ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-03-21 07:30:23

Relics thought to be part of rebel leader's collection 400 years ago

Archaeologists in Sichuan province have recovered what they believe is the lost treasure of Zhang Xianzhong, a rebel leader whose fleet was sunk almost 400 years ago.

More than 10,000 relics, including gold, silver and bronze coins, jewelry, iron swords, spears, rings and hairpins, have been found in a section of the Minjiang River in Meishan's Pengshan district.

Riverbed offers up clues on lost ancient treasures

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