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	mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}     The Princess of Chen’s Necklaces, Liao dynasty (907-1125), Excavated from the tomb of the Princess of Chen at Qinglongshang Town in Naiman Banner, Gold, Inner Mongolia Archaeological Research Institute.  

The Princess of Chen’s Necklaces, Liao dynasty (907-1125), Excavated from the tomb of the Princess of Chen at Qinglongshang Town in Naiman Banner, Gold, Inner Mongolia Archaeological Research Institute.  

The Princess of Chen’s Necklaces: A Talisman for the Afterlife

This exquisite necklace was discovered in 1986 in the tomb of the Princess of Chen in Qinglongshan, Inner Mongolia. The tomb of the Princess of Chen, which is one of the most famous Liao dynasty (907-1125) tombs ever discovered, dates back to 1018 and strongly demonstrates customary Liao funerary traditions.

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David Roberts