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Ethnic minority tomb complex discovered in C China's Henan
From:China Daily  Writer:  Date:2017-05-19
A tomb complex with ethnic minority features has been discovered at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province.


Archeological staff members work in a tomb complex belonging to a nomadic ethnic minority group at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2017. [Photo by Liu Xiaokun/Asianewsphoto]

Based on objects unearthed, archaeologists determined that the tomb could be traced back to 1,800 years ago.


A bronze jar, belonging to a nomadic ethnic minority group, is unearthed from a tomb complex at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2017. [Photo by Liu Xiaokun/Asianewsphoto]


A bronze plate, belonging to a nomadic ethnic minority group, is unearthed from a tomb complex at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2017. [Photo by Liu Xiaokun/Asianewsphoto]

The tomb complex is believed to belong to a nomadic ethnic minority group from northern China. Items like weapons and day-to-day tools were unearthed from the tomb.


An archeological staff member digs in a tomb complex belonging to a nomadic ethnic minority group at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2017. [Photo by Liu Xiaokun/Asianewsphoto]


Archeological staff members excavate a tomb complex belonging to a nomadic ethnic minority group at the Ruins of Yin in Anyang city, Central China's Henan province, May 15, 2017. [Photo by Liu Xiaokun/Asianewsphoto]

Archeologists believe that the site used to be a major human settlement and it's of great significance to study culture interaction and integration among different ethnic groups.


 
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