Decorated Ming Dynasty tomb unearthed in China

Published on April 16th, 2013 | by Admin


A Ming Dynasty tomb decorated with religious murals has been unearthed in Jiangxi Province, China.

The tomb has not been damaged by thieves or vandals, but most of the murals are in poor condition, except for some well-preserved paintings covering 0.5 square meters on the eastern wall, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

Tombs with colourful murals are common in northern China but are very rare in the south. This is the first time that tomb murals from the era of Ming Dynasty has been discovered in Jiangxi, experts said.

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