Dongping County

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Coordinates: 35°54′30″N 116°18′00″E / 35.90833°N 116.30000°E / 35.90833; 116.30000

Dongping County (simplified Chinese: 东平县; traditional Chinese: 東平縣; pinyin: Dōngpíng Xiàn) is a county in the Southwestern part of Taian Prefecture of Shandong Province, China.

In 2007 a remarkable series of well-preserved frescoes dating to the Western Han Period (206 BC - 25 AD) was discovered in a tomb as construction workers were excavating for a planned shopping mall. The frescoes show, among other things, one of the earliest pictorial representations of Confucius meeting Laozi.

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