Skip to comments.2500-year-old tomb uncovered
Posted on 05/01/2007 8:50:37 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
The tomb in Lijia village in Jing'an county is believed to date back to the Eastern Zhou Dynasty (770 to 221 BC)... The discovery would provide valuable clues to the study of social customs, funeral rites and lifestyle in the area, Xinhua quoted archaeologists as saying... Archaeologists began protectively excavating the site in January to thwart grave robbers who had attempted to open the rare coffins. The coffins were not damaged but some cultural relics were removed from the site, according to local police. Some were later recovered, including bronze woodworking tools, lacquered spoons and wooden combs.
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Dohh! When I first read the title I thought it said “2500 year old WOMB uncovered and instantly thought that this was another Hillary Clinton story. My bad.
And I thought it said “2500 year old COMB!” I’m thinking: Why would I be interested in a comb THAT old! Tallk about cooties!
Ew. Seriously, who would want to uncover *that*? ;’)
Are they sure they didn’t find a sign in the tomb that says “Jesus of Nazareth was buried here”?
“Holy Chow Mein, Catman!”