China's major archaeological discoveries in 2016 | 2016-12-23 09:40
China's major archaeological discoveries in 2016

Staff excavate the Luhun Rong tomb in Yichuan county, Luoyang city, Henan province, Jan 23, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]

Ancient Luhun Rong nobles' tomb excavated in Luoyang city

The tomb, found among mass graves in the Xu Yang cemetery, was believed to be the Luhun Rong nobles' tomb dating to 2,600 years ago. The Luhun Rong was an ethnic group that inhabited Central China during the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC).

Experts have so far unearthed more than 50 relics from the site, including bronze instruments, ritual vessels, jade items and crystal.

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