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The legendary Xia dynasty may not just be legend after all. The great flood which launched the dynasty did actually occur, according to newly-found archaeological evidence.

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Yu the Great-- (2200-2100 BC) was a legendary ruler in ancient China famed for his introduction of flood control, inaugurating dynastic rule in China by founding the Xia Dynasty, & for his upright moral character. The dates proposed for Yu's reign precede the oldest known written records in China, the oracle bones of the late Shang dynasty, by nearly a millennium. No inscriptions on artifacts from the supposed era of Yu, nor the later oracle bones,

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Yu the Great, Founder of Xia Dynasty & Flood Control Hero

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