|Other Titles||The Excavation of a Mural and Brick-carving Tomb of the Jin Dynasty at Xiao Renjiazhuang in Anyang City, Henan|
In 2016 and 2017, Anyang Municipal Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology conducted rescue excavation to a mural and brick-carving decorated tomb of the Jin Dynasty at Xiao Renjiazhuang located to the east of the middle section of Tiexi Road and the north of Wenfeng Boulevard in Yindu District,Anyang City, Henan, and the School of Archaeology and Museology of Peking University made survey and mapping to this tomb. It was a brick single-chamber tomb in octagonal plan consisting of the passage, entrance, corridor and chamber, imitating the wooden structure. The entrance was an imitation of wooden structure gate with a gate tower, the architectural parts of which were jointed by mortise-and-tenon method. The tomb chamber was decorated with bracket sets between pillars and on corners and other simulated wooden structures, and on the walls of the tomb chamber, seven murals were painted. The themes of these murals were mainly daily lives, which had rich flavor of life and high historical values. This tomb was preserved in rather good condition, and provided important materials for the studies on the burials of the Jin Dynasty in the Anyang area.
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