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Tomb of Empress Wu Zetian's secretary discovered in Xi'an

2013-09-12 16:41:57



The tomb of Shangguan Wan'er (664–710), an influential female politician and poet during the regime of Empress Wu Zetian (690-705), is found near Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xianyang City of northwest China's Shaanxi province, according to the provincial cultural relics bureau on Monday. Archaeologists confirmed that the tomb belonged to Shangguan Wan'er from an epitaph that was seriously damaged when discovered. (Photo:

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