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Tomb of Song Dynasty found at road construction site in Sichuan

By anonymity Source: People's Daily Online Published:2014-07-31
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Workers excavating land as part of the new road construction unearth a tomb of a couple of the Song Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) in Naxi village, Luzhou, Sichuan province. (Photo/Western China City Daily)

Workers excavating land as part of the new road construction unearth a tomb of a couple in Naxi village, Luzhou, Sichuan province.

Sixteen pieces of carved stone were unearthed after archaeological workers arrived at the site. Two human skeletons and the coffins have rotted inside the tomb. After inspection, they found that the tomb belongs to a man and his wife.

The tomb is 3.5 meters long and 1.2 meters high. The cultural relics unearthed provide important information for studying people’s beliefs and funeral customs in Song Dynasty.

The article is edited and translated from the Chinese version of 《修路挖出宋代夫妻合墓》,source:wccdaily.com.cn

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Workers excavating land as part of the new road construction unearth a tomb of a couple of the Song Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) in Naxi village, Luzhou, Sichuan province. (Photo/Western China City Daily)