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Tomb in Central China Yields Bronze Head

Monday, July 22, 2013

WUHAN, CHINA—A 3,000-year-old bronze head has been found in a tomb at the Yejiashan Graveyard in Hubei province, where many nobles from the Western Zhou Dynasty had been buried. The bronze sculpture had been positioned over the head of the deceased. “It is the first time that such a sculpture has been discovered from the Western Zhou Dynasty,” said Li Boqian of Beijing University.