Ancient tomb found in southwest China

In southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb dating back 1800 years.

Pottery from the tomb (by Xinhua)

The discovery was made during construction of a kindergarten. The tomb is believed to date to the period of the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220AD). According to archaeologists it contained various artefacts such as pottery, statues and broken coins. Initial archaeological investigation revealed that the tomb was supposedly built for a wealthy person, but at this point the individual’s identity remains unconfirmed.

Excavations at the site (by Xinhua)

(after Xinhua)

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