CIIC:Today's featured article/January 18, 2018

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The tomb of the king of Western Xia, Ningxia

On a vast expanse of desert at the foot of Helan Mountains stand a group of tower-like earthen platforms, which have been identified as a burial ground, with at least nine royal tombs and over 250 subordinate tombs of the Western Xia Dynasty, a regime that ruled the Ningxia-Gansu area concurrent to the rule by Song court of the China Central Plains. They are known as "Pyramids in the East." (More...)

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