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In Inner Mongolia, archaeologists excavated a 1,500 year old cemetery. One of the unearthed tombs had a coffin with a silk-covered body of a woman. Also within the tomb was a silver vessel that depicts four Greek gods. In addition, the deceased was wearing a gold headband, necklace, belt, and finger rings. The excavating archaeologists believe that the cemetery belonged to a tribal chief of the Gaoche people.
In Chengdu, archaeologists have discovered the remains of the famous Fugan temple 福感寺，which was founded in the Eastern Jin. Among the artifacts found there are more than a thousand tablets with Buddhist sutras inscribed on them, as well as over five hundred pieces of Buddhist stone statues.