Divers Hunt 270-Ton Bell Lost for Centuries in Myanmar River

August 14, 2014 2:34 PM

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Divers Hunt 270-Ton Bell Lost for Centuries in Myanmar River

More than 70 divers are plunging deep into waters near Myanmar to retrieve a 270-ton bell that may be the largest ever cast.

The bronze bell, which was created on the order of King Dhammazedi in 1476, has been resting under heavy silt at the confluence of three rivers for centuries, the Associated Press reported.

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