2,500-Year-Old Sword of Goujian from the Yue Kingdom around the Shaoxing area. After buried underground for over two millenniums, when the sword was unearthed, it was found in perfect condition and sharp enough to cut a hair in two. https://viewofchina.com/traditional-chinese-swords/

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