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2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei


Bronze and porcelain are among the items unearthed in an ancient tomb that had recently been discovered along the Jingmen section of the Menghua Railway in Central China's Hubei province.

2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
Archaeologists work at the site of an ancient tomb in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei province
[Credit: Sanmao/Chinadaily]
2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
An overview shows the ancient tomb in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei province
[Credit: Sanmao/Chinadaily]
Based on evidence gathered, archaeologists were able to conclude that the tomb could date back about 2,300 years to the late Warring States Period (475-221 BC) and early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24)

2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
Ceramic wares are unearthed from the ancient tomb in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei province
[Credit: Sanmao/Chinadaily]
2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
2,300-year-old tomb discovered in central China's Hubei
Archaeologists put a piece of bronze ware unearthed from the ancient tomb into a plastic bag
 for protection and further research [Credit: Sanmao/Chinadaily]
Archaeologists said that the tomb may provide solid evidence to study the transition of the social and natural environment in the area.

Source: China Daily [January 13, 2017]
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