Friday, 6 February 2015

Tomb of Western Zhou Dynasty 'diplomat' unearthed

Tomb of Western Zhou Dynasty 'diplomat' unearthed

More than 20 burial sites were unearthed in a Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 11th century-771 BC) graveyard in Hejia village, Qishan county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province at the end of last year. The interior structure of Xi's tomb [Credit: Xinhua]One, identified as M11 by archaeologists, is well-preserved with a structure different from the rest. Many historical relics, including pottery, jade ware, shell money and bronze ware, were... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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