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Ancient tomb from Six Dynasties discovered in Jiangxi

2014-11-26 15:51:12



Experts excavate the ancient tomb in Ruichang of Jiangxi province, Nov 24, 2014. [Photo by Wei Dongsheng/Asianewsphoto]

The tomb was discovered in Lianggong village, Matou town, Ruichang of Jiangxi province on Nov 22. According to the local heritage sector, it is an ancient tomb from the Six Dynasties period over 1,700 years ago. Fourteen pieces of cultural relics were also unearthed, including a chicken-spout ewer, some utensils and coins. The tomb is 5.2 meters long, 1.6 meters wide and 1.5 meters high and the ground is paved with black bricks. The owner of the tomb is assumed to be from a rich family, but has not been identified.

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