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Chinese Archaeologists Discover Ancient Burial Site Dating Back 4,500 Years

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Ancient tombs dating back 4,500 years old have been found in China's Sichuan province.

An imperial tomb of the Western Han Dynasty, which dates back to around 121 BC, is unearthed in Liuan, central China's Anhui province 07 January 2007 - Sputnik International
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An ancient cemetery with various tombs has been discovered in the district of Dai. According to the archaeological team head Chzhitsin Zhou, the tombs all differ from each other in style.

Chzhitsin Zhou said that it is the oldest and most well-preserved cemetery in the plain of Chengdu.

Inside the tombs a number of remains were found, as well as numerous artifacts, including ceramic items.

Archaeologist noted that this discovery, will allow scientists and historians find out more about how people lived in this far away era.

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