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Old 08-12-2010, 01:18 PM
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The section of Wall that we’ll be walking on dates back to the Warring States period, which makes it well over two millennia old. During the Ming Dynasty, towers were constructed along the original Wall. We’ll be able to see the difference between the brick and mortar construction of the Ming towers and the stone construction of the Warring States Wall.
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Old 08-12-2010, 01:38 PM
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Well ... I do not believe that much. I lack

- exact location
- evidence for the "Warring States" wall (Yan?). I think they mixed up early Ming / rock Ming with anything else

Interesting location, good photograph and dense fog.
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Looks very much like an early-Ming stone wall with some late-Ming brick tower.
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Isn't Zhenbiancheng the name of the Ming walled town that lies below the GW in BJ area and not actually the name of the wall in the area itself? 40°10'8.29"N 115°49'0.96"E
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Isn't Zhenbiancheng the name of the Ming walled town that lies below the GW in BJ area and not actually the name of the wall in the area itself? 40°10'8.29"N 115°49'0.96"E
They usually use name of village to call a section of wall nearby . I thought
the section wall as above photo must be somewhere you pointed.
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