Tombs with elaborate carvings found in SW China

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Two ancient tombs are found at a construction site in Bazhong city, Southwest China’s Sichuan province.

Tombs with elaborate carvings found in SW China
Tombs with elaborate carvings found in SW China
Two ancient tombs are found at a construction site in Bazhong city, Southwest China’s Sichuan province 
[Credit: newssc.org]

The tombs, thought to be of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), have elaborate decorations inside, including flower carvings.

Tombs with elaborate carvings found in SW China
Tombs with elaborate carvings found in SW China
Two ancient tombs are found at a construction site in Bazhong city, Southwest China’s Sichuan province 
[Credit: newssc.org]

Experts say the findings can help understand burial customs from the past.

Source: China Daily [January 10, 2017]

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