Thursday, 19 September 2019 12:34 GMT

Ancient epitaph discovered in China


Local authorities said that an ancient epitaph that goes back the Ming Dynasty was discovered in Hebie province in north China.

Chinese publicity department said that the epitaph, which was discovered in Dongsanzhao Village in Nanhe County, is thought to be made during the reign of Emperor Chongzhen.

It is 80 cm in height, 80 cm in width and has a 15 cm thickness, with an inscription of 2,372 characters, it speaks of the achievements and contributions made by the tomb owner, Bai Chushao, who was a senior official.

It also speaks of the political, economic and cultural climate at the time.


Ancient epitaph discovered in China

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