Saturday, 22 November 2014

Precious fresco found in Tang tomb

English 19 November 2014
According to news released by Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archeology on Nov. 18, 2014, the excavation of the joint tomb of Chancellor Han Xiu and his wife of Tang Dynasty (618-907) has finished. Hundreds of cultural relics were excavated, including epitaph, tomb figures and exquisite frescoes that are still colorful after over 1,000 years. The landscape painting on the north wall of the coffin chamber is the earliest Tang fresco on a single wall discovered so far. (Chinanews/Zhang Yuan)

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