Lost temple discovered after 1,000 years in Chengdu

Source: Xinhua| 2017-06-04 13:22:22|Editor: An
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Photo taken on June 2, 2017 shows unearthed ditches at the excavation site of the Fugan Temple, which disppeared for nearly a millennium, in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province. Archaeologists have spent months excavating the lost Fugang Temple in downtown Chengdu. The Fugan Temple was a famous temple that lasted from the Eastern Jin Dynasty (317-420) to the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Archaeologists unearthed more than 1,000 tablets inscribed with Buddhist scriptures and over 500 pieces of stone sculpture as well as glazed tiles with inscriptions. (Xinhua/Liu Kun)

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