Discovered text (archaeology)

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Nestorian Stele, Xi'an, as seen ca. 1892, near the (former) Buddhist temple Chongren in Xi'an

Discovered texts are texts before the discovery of which their existences were forgotten or not widely known.

Discovered texts in China[edit]

17th Century[edit]

(originally erected in 781)
discovered at Xi'an some time between 1625 and 1628

20th Century[edit]

(written between late Warring States and Qin dynasty)
discovered at Yunmeng, Hubei in 1975

Discovered texts in Egypt[edit]

18th Century[edit]

(made in 196 BC)
discovered at Rashid (Arabic:رشيد) (also known as Rosetta) in 1799