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Ancient tombs over 1,000 years old were uncovered in China's Guangxi

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Archaeologists have uncovered a big cluster of ancient graves dating back over a century in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, south China.


According to the Beihai City Museum, the cluster of 200 tombs is located in Dashugen Village, Fucheng Township, and dates back to the Six Dynasties period (222-589), the Sui Dynasty (581-618), or the Tang Dynasty (618-907).


The site, which covers an area of 70,000 square metres, has remnants such as patterned pottery, ironware, and bricks with inscriptions.


One of the most noticeable elements of the cluster is that the majority of the tomb chambers were built with stone fragments, however other tombs were built with brick and stone as well.


According to experts, the archaeological discovery has significant research worth.


In recent years, the Beihai City Museum at the Guangxi Institute of Cultural Relics Protection and Archaeology has conducted archaeological research and inquiry in China's coastal areas.


In 2021, the museum identified over ten locations and relic distribution sites, including the Qing Dynasty's (1636-1912) Mu Yan Tang Porcelain Kiln and the Song and Yuan eras' Youhangwu Ruins (960-1368).

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