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Secrets of ancient Chinese tombs
Professor Jessica Rawson delves into the story of ancient Chinese civilisation through an unusual avenue – its tombs
We’ve all heard of the astonishing Terracotta Warriors, but they are just one of a number of fascinating ancient burials to have been discovered across China. Speaking to Robert Attar, Professor Jessica Rawson explores the contents of a handful of these burials, to investigate what they can tell us about Chinese civilisation across 3,000 years.
Jessica Rawson is the author of Life and Afterlife in Ancient China (Allen Lane, 2023)