Mawangdui Han Tombs (Mǎwángduī Hàn Mù 马王堆汉墓)


Three tombs of the Western Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE) have been discovered at Mawangdui in the eastern suburb of Changsha in Hunan Province. They belonged to the marquis of Dai, Li Cang, his consort, Lady Dai, and their son. These tombs have thousands of artifacts including bamboo objects, lacquerwares, musical instruments, ceramic vessels, wooden figures, silk paintings, garments and manuscripts.

The three Han dynasty (206 BCE–220 CE) tombs at Mawangdui in….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Architecture, Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, History, Arts, and Culture|Comments Off on Mawangdui Han Tombs (Mǎwángduī Hàn Mù 马王堆汉墓)

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