Chinese archaeologists recovered hundreds of artefacts from a famous shipwreck near Shanghai. Photo: SCMP composite
Chinese archaeologists recovered hundreds of artefacts from a famous shipwreck near Shanghai. Photo: SCMP composite

Hundreds of artefacts excavated from Qing-era shipwreck in the Yangtze

  • The artefacts are mostly porcelain and ceramics likely made in the famous artisan city Jingdezhen
  • The wreck is a famous historical site, but it has never been excavated at this scale

Chinese archaeologists recovered hundreds of artefacts from a famous shipwreck near Shanghai. Photo: SCMP composite
Chinese archaeologists recovered hundreds of artefacts from a famous shipwreck near Shanghai. Photo: SCMP composite
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