Tombs from three dynasties discovered in Xi'an

Updated: 2013-11-12 16:14

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Nine ancient tombs were discovered in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province, straddling three dynasties, Xi'an Evening News reported on Tuesday.

The tombs were from the Western Han (206 BC – 24 AD), Tang (618 -907 AD) and Song (960 – 1279 AD) dynasties and two couples were entombed in two of them.

A number of relics including murals, figurines, boxes and pots were excavated.