pesky time travellers

Posted on December 16, 2008
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Archeologists in China are baffled after finding a tiny Swiss watch in a 400-year-old tomb.

The tiny Swiss watch found in a 400-year-old tomb /Quirky China News

The watch ring was discovered as archeologists were making a documentary with two journalists from Shangsi town.

“When we tried to remove the soil wrapped around the coffin, a piece of rock suddenly dropped off and hit the ground with a metallic sound,? said Jiang Yanyu, former curator of the Guangxi Autonomous Region Museum.

“We picked up the object, and found it was a ring. After removing the covering soil and examining it further, we were shocked to see it was a watch.”

The time was stopped at 10:06am, and on the back was engraved the word “Swiss”, reports the People’s Daily.

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2 Responses to “pesky time travellers”

  1. tim hall on December 17th, 2008 4:44 pm

    i’ve been looking for that.

  2. dean on July 29th, 2014 10:57 am

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    thanks!!…

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