Tomb Quest: Walk into the Luoyang Tomb Museum
2011-11-17 Myla Sights Luoyang 948
There are many monuments in Luoyang, such as White Horse Temple and Longmen Grottoes. These are relics on the ground, but today, I will show you a scenic spot under the ground, that is the Luoyang Tomb Museum, which is located in the east of Zongtou Village, northern suburb of Luoyang City.
Luoyang had been the capital of eight dynasties of ancient China, as well as the first slave state. Archaeologists found a lot of ancient sites and thousands of ancient tombs when did a research in Luoyang, unearthed hundreds of pieces of cultural relics, and Luoyang Tomb Museum was just build on the basis of these sites.
There are two serials exhibition in Luoyang Tomb Museum: the typical ancient tombs and the Northern Wei imperial tombs.
Tickets: free to visit, but you must have a valid identification.
Opening hours: 9:00 a.m.-16: 00 p.m.
Transportation: take the No. 83 bus at the train station stop, and get off at the Luoyang Ancient Art Museum.
The unearthed Pottery Figurine’s Head Han Dynasty figurines
life appliances buried in the tomb
The Tube-Shaped Eares Tile
door of the tomb, made of stone
funerary objects in the tomb
the beam carving
Eastern Han Dynasty sacred animal frescoes tomb
Unearthed colored horses and figurine
Tomb animal and the figurines
colored tomb beast
Northern Song frescoes tomb
brick carving roof
tablet in the tomb
brick carving in the tomb, sophisticated craft
Northern Song brick tomb
brick carving unearthed from the tomb
fine tomb frescoes in the tomb
the unearthed painted pottery figurine group
the Northern Wei Dynasty painted pottery figurine group
Sejong Jingling Tomb
Jingling underground palace