Second largest tomb discovered in China

In China’s Shaanxi province, archaeologists are excavating the tomb claimed to be that of China’s first emperor Qin Shi Huang’s grandmother.


This is turning out to be the second largest tomb in China, with the first being the amazing Terracotta warriors buried with the first emperor himself. He really went all out on tombs.

china tomb 1

Excavations so far have resulted with the discovery two carriages pulled by of six horses (symbolic of high rank), as well as gold, jade and silver fragments along with engraved pottery buried with the owner of the tomb.

*I don’t own these pics


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