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600 cliff burials dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty, excavated in China

According to the Art Newspaper, archaeologists in China‚Äôs Sichuan Province have done extensive excavations of 600 cliff burials across two mountains; a practice done to bring the deceased closer to god and the sun. Most of the burial sites were constructed between the first and sixth century AD and studies have dated the eldest tomb … Continue reading