Entombed in Style

Bonn-Muller, Eti
May 2009
Archaeology;May/Jun2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p40
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.


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