Tombs containing weapons and holy relics from the Warring States period were unearthed in China 20:31

Chinese archaeologists have discovered a large burial site dating back 2,200 years, dating back to the Warring States period. They found more than 500 objects, including swords, copper tripods, ritual vessels, pottery, jade jewelry, and a chariot containing the skeletons of two horses. The study was published on: portal China Social Science Network (CSSN).

The relics were found in 174 tombs built between 478 and 221 BC. The tombs are located in Dengcheng village, which has become a district of Sayangyang city in Hubei province.

According to scientists, the findings date back to the period of feudal fragmentation, when seven ancient states (Qin, Han, Wei, Zhao, Qi, Chu and Yan) existed on the territory of modern China. Its rulers fought each other for dominance. Years of internal strife ended with the victory of the nation of Qin and the accession to the throne of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.

Archaeologists hope that the discovered ruins will make it possible to learn more about the state of Chu, which originally had a special culture and its own language. However, 4-3 BC. Over the centuries, the country decided to borrow the culture of its northern neighbors, completely abandoning its identity. As a result, only a few words in the Chu language have survived to this day.

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Source: Gazeta


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