Horses and chariots found in Chinese tomb

Published on September 6th, 2011 | by Admin

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The remains of horses and chariots have been found in a 3,000-year-old tomb in China.

Archaeologists believe the 12 horses lying on their sides show the animals were slaughtered before burial, not buried alive.

As well as the horses and five chariots, bronzes and ceramics have escaped the clutches of history’s grave robbers.

Archaeologists are convinced that the perfectly preserved tomb belongs to an official or a scholar of standing, given the pottery, metal weaponry and inscriptions.

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Story: Metro.co.uk | Photo: Photoshot

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