Monday, 23 November 2015

Relics unearthed from tomb of Marquis of Haihun exhibited in E China

The cemetery of Marquis of Haihun covers roughly 40,000 square meters and contains eight tombs and a chariot burial site. It is the most complete Western Han cemetery ever discovered in China.
Archaeologists have so far unearthed more than 10,000 pieces of relics from the tombs, including chariots, bronze cooking utensils, wine vessels, lamps and ancient coins.
Archaeologists are exploring the main tomb which is thought to belong to Liu He, grandson of Emperor Wu, whose reign ushered in one of the most prosperous periods in China's history. 

1 comment:

Yan Hu said...

i've read some news reports (in chinese) about this tomb. amazing discovery!