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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.  

Tourist Information:
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.

Taixu Hall


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


the tomb


funerary objects in the tomb


the beam carving


hollow brick


portrait


Eastern Han Dynasty sacred animal frescoes tomb


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


frescoes


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


appliances


pottery figurines


appliances


Sejong Jingling Tomb


Jingling underground palace 





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