Images: Ancient Mural Tomb Discovered in China

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Beauty in death

Credit: Photo courtesy Chinese Archaeology
Archaeologists in Shuozhou City, in China, have uncovered a "mural tomb" dating back almost 1,500 years. Believed to be used by a local military commander…Read More »

and his wife the murals cover about 860 square feet of space. This particular mural is on the west wall of the passageway leading into the tomb. It shows a door guard leaning against his sword, watching warily.   Less «
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