Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Eunuchs update Ancient eunuchs found buried in China
Tombs of eunuchs believed to be around 500 years old have been discovered during construction at a venue for the Beijing Olympics, an official said on Tuesday.

The graveyard was discovered in April and, after an extensive dig by cultural relics authorities, construction was only recently restarted, an official surnamed Zheng at China's Shooting Administration Centre said.

"The ancient graves were located on part of a field to be used for trap shooting," said Zheng.

Hmmmmmm. No reason given for why exactly these are identified as eunuchs.