Shilipu, Hubei Province (Baoshan) and Mashan

 

At Shilipu, Jinmen City, Hubei Province, the Baoshan tomb complex was discovered

Map showing location of Shilipu

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Coloured lacquered Chu coffin

with five tombs and nested coffins that preserve vibrant colours with dragon-phoenix motifs.

Coloured lacquered Chu  coffin

http://history.cultural-china.com/en/53H1798H3581.html

Mashan

At Mashan, also in Hubei province, more tombs were found with nested coffins and silks.

Map showing location of Mashan

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Gauze sleeve (114cm) from 4th-3rd century burial dress, Tomb 1, Mashan, Hubei

A middle-aged woman who is thought to have died around 300BC was bruied with with 35 pieces of clothing.

Gauze  sleeve

http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/china1999/220_112a.htm

Painted lacquer coffin (184cm) from Baoshan

Another tomb with four chambers belonged to a man who died in 313.This is the innermost of his nested coffins.

Painted  lacquer coffin

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