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Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China


A complex of nine tombs was discovered at a construction site in Honghua village of the county on December 1, and archaeologists concluded that the tombs' owners were a family dating back from the Song Dynasty (960-1127).

Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
Archaeologists work on the site of a newly-discovered tomb complex in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s 
Sichuan province on December 21, 2017 [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
Archaeologists work on the site of a newly-discovered tomb complex in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s 
Sichuan province on December 21, 2017 [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
The photo taken on December 21, 2017 shows a bronze mirror and potteries unearthed from ancient tombs 
in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s Sichuan province [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
The photo taken on December 21, 2017 shows pottery unearthed from ancient tombs in Qingshen county 
of Southwest China’s Sichuan province [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
The photo taken on December 21, 2017 shows pottery unearthed from ancient tombs in Qingshen 
county of Southwest China’s Sichuan province [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
Archaeologists work on the site of a newly-discovered tomb complex in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s 
Sichuan province on December 21, 2017 [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
Archaeologists work on the site of a newly-discovered tomb complex in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s 
Sichuan province on December 21, 2017 [Credit: China News Service]
Complex of Song Dynasty tombs unearthed in SW China
Archaeologists work on the site of a newly-discovered tomb complex in Qingshen county of Southwest China’s 
Sichuan province on December 21, 2017 [Credit: China News Service]
The unearthed relics unearthed will have huge value for research into local history and folklore traditions.

Source: Ecns [December 26, 2017]

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