Remains of embracing couple found in China

Published on March 30th, 2010 | by Admin


The remains of a 4,200-year-old couple found in an eternal embrace have been unearthed in China.

It’s said that true love is eternal, and archaeologists have found an example of this adage in the form of a 4,200-year-old grave in China, in which a couple was found laying and hugging each other.

The ancient grave was found by the Chengdu Municipal Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology in the Sanxing Village of Mimou Township, Qingbaijiang District.

The bones of the “oldest” couple are clearly visible.

Excavation work also discovered numerous exquisite stone vessels, porcelains, housing ruins as well as graves dating form China’s ancient Shang Dynasty.

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