Archaeologists doing a 2,000-year-old Excavation of Tomb excavation in Central China have found a bronze vessel filled with a mysterious liquid, which people believe is age-old. According to a popular belief, during the Han Dynasty of China, life nectar was demanded in the ancient court by powerful people. Many members were sent for its search the world.
‘This fluid can be a pure soul’
According to the Daily Star, experts about this strange beverage revealed earlier this month that it could be a pure soul and referred it to the Han Dynasty of 206 BC Was given back.
Six tombs were excavated together
According to the Luoyang Cultural Relics and Archaeological Research Institute in Henan province, central China, the discovery was made when experts excavated six tombs together in Shijiatun village.
Nine dynasties ruled in China
Luoyang ruled the Han Dynasty capital between 23 and 190 AD. This was the place that Chinese civilization developed and nine dynasties ruled in the history of China. The shijiatun site has been found all over the site of excavations handed over to the Han dynasty elite by middle and senior officials.
These items are also found during excavation
In one of these mausoleums, archaeologists found other burial objects including utensils, plates and a ceremonial mask and nearby they also found a pair of bronze utensils. One of the sealed vessels was more than half filled with mysterious liquid, which the report speculates may be the nectar that immortalizes life.
What is fluid?
Researcher Wang Jin said that we found the fluid in one of the square bronze vessels. A couple of bronze vessels were found and one of them contained about half of the fluid. It is difficult to tell without analysis what is this liquid? We need to take one of these samples and analyze them first.
‘The concept of immortality was very popular’
Wang’s colleague and excavator site coordinator Wu Yeng said that the concept of immortality and belief in a nectar of life was very popular during the rule of the Western Han period. He told that the well-preserved tombs have artistically carved graphical stones. It may be that the people of that time thought that it might help to keep the dead souls away from the evil spirits. The concept of a lifestyle had been in vogue more than two millennia ago.