A newly discovered Tomb of the Jin Dynasty is protected by "packing" in Xingtai, Hebei Province
Xinhua News Agency, Shijiazhuang, 14 Nov (reporters Li Jiwei and Yang Zhirun) the reporter learned from the cultural protection department of Xingtai County, Xingtai City, Hebei Province that an ancient tomb has been found in Liulin Village, Longquan Temple Township, Xingtai County, and has been identified by experts. The tomb was built in the 29th year of Jin Shizong (AD 1189) and has a history of 830 years.
It is understood that the tomb is a brick mural tomb with a circular dome, 1.7 meters long from east to west, 1.9 meters wide from north to south, and 1.9 meters high from the ground of the coffin bed to the dome. On the wall of the tomb are some murals of 24 stories of filial piety, some of which fall off, and the words "Dading 29 September 28" are written in the book.
Hua Penghui, director of the Xingtai County Cultural relics Preservation Institute, said that the brick mural tombs of the Jin Dynasty, with the theme of 24 filial piety stories, are relatively rare in southern Hebei. The discovery of the tomb provided important material materials for the study of the burial system, burial customs and social customs of the Jin Dynasty.
It is reported that in order to protect tombs and murals, cultural protection personnel have recently strengthened the tomb "package" the overall relocation, off-site protection.