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Atsanta Graves

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Atsana Graves lie northwest of the Ancient City of Gaocheng and is where imperials of the city were covered between the third and ninth centuries. Most of the artifacts found in these tombs date from the same period and comprise silk brocades with Chinese and Middle Eastern designs, paper burial objects and other items of daily usage. The objects are in exceptional condition as they have been well conserved in the dry climate. Three of the tombs are open to tourists and are entered through sharp and narrow passageways that show the way to burial chambers about 6 meters underneath the ground. Two of the tombs are ornamented with simple paintings where the first of propitious birds the other depicting persons representing Confucian virtue. The last tomb contains well-preserved mummies of a man as well as woman.
Atsana Graves is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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