Shaanxi, archaeologists working on the archaeological Tang Qianling made significant progress recently, the layout of the site under the Palace has been gradually expose “real content.”
Tang Qianling is the big week Gaozong Emperor Li Zhi, and Empress Wu of the buried cemetery, as the only two kings tombstone, which is the focus of historical relics in China on behalf of Tang Dynasty is not the only excavation of China’s Tang Dynasty over emperor mausoleum, known as “the highest Ling Tang.”
The archaeological discovery of another new
Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology, archaeologists discovered Qianling Mausoleum of the east, north, west three gates address the same structure, by a pair of 3 Que, a pair of columns and temple-style doors Ji Gallery component. Que sets the high-profile Department of rammed earth, brick package around the puzzle, the accumulation of a large number of tiles shows around Que Que floor, built the original platform.
In addition, the archaeologists also carried out the north gate door site clearance, excavation residual stone horses, tigers, lions, stone seat and many other pieces of stone, of which the discovery of new understanding Shi Hu Tang Dynasty Mausoleum of the North outside the stone composition provided new information.
This is the first basic figure out the layout of the site under the palace. Under the palace is the tomb of Qianling slept in front of evolved to Taizong Li Shimin Zhao Ling referred to as burial chambers, moved to fire after the mountain’s foot, then later called the Palace.
Survey shows huge Qianling the Palace ruins, found both inside and outside the walls of double Hangzhu outer city wall was square planar, four sides are up to 380 meters; also included between the City and outside the city, also found the various building rammed earth sites, which for the understanding of the Tang Dynasty Mausoleum of the cemetery system provides the first real information.
“Lan Ting Xu” is likely hidden in Qianling
Honor the Archaeological Institute of Shaanxi Province Feldspar Xingbang said it was at least 70% of inferred tomb burial goods, Qianling to the palace should be filled with a variety of the Tang Dynasty was the most valuable treasure. Gaozong and Empress Wu was still alive, is in the most prosperous period of the Tang Dynasty. When the burial Gaozong, funerary objects account for the value of the national finances 1 / 3. 20 years later, Empress Wu Jia Beng, National 1 / 3 of gold and silver jewelry has been brought into the Qianling. And huge, buried with the abundance can be imagined. Moreover, also clearly recorded in the history books, Gaozong dying, they also deliberately left last words, to his former favorite Calligraphy and painting All buried. Many experts have speculated that the top national treasure?? Sage of Galileo “Orchid Pavilion Preface” most likely hid in the Qianling.
Cultural workers had estimated that a variety of precious cultural relics Qianling which at least 500 tons. 15, Shaanxi Province, Qianling Museum of Qin Jianming, director of business introduction, based on historical and archaeological surface can exist within Qianling relics to speculate. “Some people say there are about 500 tons of Qianling relics was a bit of credibility.” If the common gold and silver in silk painting and other funerary objects based on the combined Qianling Shihmen, sarcophagi and other artifacts, Qianling relics in weight to 500 tons is possible. [Keyword Search]: Jewelry Large In Small