пятница, 18 октября 2019 г.

2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China

Chinese archaeologists have uncovered a batch of cultural relics from a tomb dating back around 2,000 years in eastern China’s Jiangsu Province.











2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China
Credit: China Org

The ancient tomb was found in Donghai County in the city of Lianyungang. Staff at the county’s museum said they have excavated a bronze statue, a mirror decorated with animal patterns and three iron swords from the tomb. Dozens of ancient coins were also unearthed, but all are in poor condition.


2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China










2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China
Credit: China Org

After on-site investigation and clean-up, archaeologists concluded that the owners of the tomb are a couple and the burial occurred during the Eastern Han Dynasty (25 A.D. — 220 A.D.).


2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China










2,000 year-old tomb unearthed in east China
Credit: China Org

Excavation of these cultural relics provides rare materials for further research on local history and culture, experts said.


Source: Xinhua News Agency [October 14, 2019]



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