Rare Western Han Dynasty tomb found in southwest China

Published on 12 Dec 2023 9:40:53 PM

Did you know that when members of the ruling class died in ancient China, they would often be buried with special "papers" to help them pass into the underworld?

These "tickets to the afterlife" are so fragile that very few survive to the modern day, so archeologists were elated at a recent discovery at a dig in Chongqing Municipality.

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