37 ancient rock tombs discovered in Central China

By Liu Kun and Wang Shuqing | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-09-11 21:11
Archaeological workers access the excavation area on a cliff by rock climbing to the site in Yangpitan, Yunxi county, Central China's Hubei province. [Photo by Zhang Jianbo for chinadaily.com.cn]

Recently, 37 ancient rock tombs were discovered in Yangpitan, Yunxi county, Central China's Hubei province.

This is the first time for archaeological workers to carry out large-scale archaeological excavations by rock climbing along the Hanjiang River, Central China's Hubei province.

From the 37 tombs, human bones, and items from the Tang Dynasty (618-907), such as copper coins, material beads, celadon fragments and inscription bricks, have been unearthed.

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