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Six major archaeological discoveries in 2015

2015-12-14 07:11

By (chinadaily.com.cn)

Six major archaeological discoveries in 2015

Xiangyang Institute of Cultural Relics and Archeology found 27 ancient brick-chambered tombs in Xiangcheng District of Xiangyang, Central China's Hubei province. [Photo/People's Daily Online]

Bronze mirrors, porcelain, pottery and other cultural relics have been unearthed from the tomb. The brick coffin chamber of the Southern Dynasties tomb is 7 meters long, 3 meters wide and 3 meters high. The fine bricks were made of clay. Ornamental patterns were engraved on every brick, portraying animals, plants, portraits and religious stories.