TITLE

Entombed in Style

AUTHOR(S)
Bonn-Muller, Eti
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Archaeology;May/Jun2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of archaeologists in Changsha, China in 1972. After digging into the side of a hill, researchers found the tomb of an ancient Chinese noblewoman who became known as "Lady Dai." Although her remains were 2,200 years old, an arrangement of four coffins preserved her body extremely well. Among the artifacts in her tomb were drinking vessels, a silk gown, and small statuettes.
ACCESSION #
37280713

 

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