Ancient tomb clusters unearthed in Jiangxi

2022-04-28
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Ancient tomb clusters unearthed in Jiangxi Photo taken on Sept 24, 2019a nonprofit organization which has been at the forefront of trying to clean up the world's seas shows relics unearthed from the ancient tombs excavated in Ganjiang New District, Nanchang, East China's Jiangxi province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Archaeologists have excavated 73 ancient tombs dating back 1,400 years ago in East China's Jiangxi province, the local institute of cultural relics and archeology said Saturday.

It is believed that the majority of the discovered tombs were built in the Six Dynasties (222-589).

The 8,000-square-meter site, located in Ganjiang New District, the city of Nanchang, was discovered in June 2013. Excavation started in August 2018.

Over 700 items of porcelain, pottery, metal, and stoneware, including furniture, figurines and weapons, were unearthed at the site.

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