Shilipu, Hubei Province (Baoshan) and Mashan
At Shilipu, Jinmen City, Hubei Province, the Baoshan tomb complex was discovered
Coloured lacquered Chu coffin
with five tombs and nested coffins that preserve vibrant colours with dragon-phoenix motifs.
At Mashan, also in Hubei province, more tombs were found with nested coffins and silks.
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.
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.
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