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Historical and Archeological Sites of Xi Han Dynasty
The Tomb of Emperor Jing Di's
son Liu Sheng was unearthed in Hebei in 1968.
From left to right, 1) The Site, 2) Two bodies were found dressed in jade suits (made of 2498 pieces of jade and 1100 gold threads (male), and 2160 pieces of jade and 700 gold threads (female)),
3) Picture of one of the suits.
The preserved body of Mr.s Prime Minister of the Chang Sha Kingdom was unearthed in Changsha.
Unlike Egyptian mummies, layers of plaster were wrapped around the casket (instead of the body) to cut off heat, moisture and oxygen. The two thousand year corpse was preserved to it's original condition. From left to right 1) The site, 2) Illustration of how the body was preserved, 3) The casket.
Grave of Hou Qubing, a great general who fought the Huns.