Han Tombs

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Science And Technology Of The Han Dynasty - Structural Engineering and Public Works - Underground Tombs
... By the 1980s, over ten thousand brick-and-stone underground Han tombs had been discovered throughout China ... Earlier Chinese tombs dating to the Warring States were often vertically dug pits lined with wooden walls ... In digging the tomb sites, Han workers would first build vertical pits and then dig laterally, hence the name "horizontal pits" for Han tombs this method was also used for tomb sites dug into ...

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