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Mawangdui Han Dynasty Tomb

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.
The Mawangdui Han Dynasty Tombs, located in the eastern suburbs of Chansha, date back some 2,100 years to the Western Han dynasty. More than 3,000 relics have been unearthed from the three tombs, such as silk products, potteries, bamboo slips used for writing, weapons, Chinese medicinal herbs, and so on. The number of the lacquer works is the largest, including ancient cooking vessels, boxes, kettles, plates and folding screens, and the like, painted either Red or Black. There are wooden tomb figurines both clothed and unclothed according to their social status determined by the strict ranking system during the West Han Dynasty. An excavated map provides an advanced technique of placing marks, similar to a modern map.
There was also a complete text of the Daoist Ching' written on silk books, with more than one hundred thousand Chinese characters deals with ancient philosophy, history, science, technology, medicine and many other aspects. An extremely well preserved corpse of Zin Hui, the Dai, was covered with a colorful silk painting. It is the best preserved painting of the highest artistic value of the Han Dynasty in China. As it is in the shape of the English letter, T, it is called the T silk painting. The upper part is about the heaven, the middle part is about the earth and the lower part is about the afterlife. Heaven means the end-result for life of the dead. Earth shows the wealth and nobility of the dead when alive. World after death displays the happiness of the dead in the afterworld. Most of the can be seen at the Hunan Provincial Museum.
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