Ancient Mythical Carvings Found in Silk Road Cemetery

November 25, 2014 4:45 PM

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Ancient Mythical Carvings Found in Silk Road Cemetery

A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 years has been discovered along part of the Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire.

The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, which is located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were excavated, seven of which turned out to be large brick structures.

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