Five ancient Song and Ming Dynasty Tombs discovered

Published on May 28th, 2009 | by Admin


Five ancient tombs have been discovered in Huai’an, east China’s Jiangsu Province.

“We find at last 5 tombs in No.57 (Electricity-Supply) Tower Footing Area, from two different ages namely Song and Ming,” said Yin Zenghuai, member of the archeological team in Huai’an Municipal Museum, Jiangsu.

There are two burial styles: brick-wall tomb and coffin burial. According to the tombs’ size and style, experts confirm that they are small and medium-sized family tombs.

Inside the tomb burying a couple in Ming Dynasty, 4 well-preserved Longquan celadon bowls were discovered.

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One Response to Five ancient Song and Ming Dynasty Tombs discovered

  1. Ming Dynasty Tombs are the thirteen Tombs of the Ming Empire.This location was cautiously selected as per the Feng Shui principles.It is a valley that has water and other necessities as per Feng Shui.You can see Shengong Shengde Stele Pavilion, huge tortoise shaped dragon-beast of 50 tonfour pillars made up of white marble called Huabiao.For more details refer

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