2,000-year-old booze and sword discovered in China | Video | SupChina

2,000-year-old booze and sword discovered in China

Archaeologists have found about 10 fluid ounces of liquor inside a tomb in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province that dates back 2,000 years to the Qin dynasty, the first dynasty of imperial China.

The liquor was sealed and kept inside a copper kettle. It is rare that any liquor can be preserved this long.

The discovery will help archaeologists study ancient brewing techniques.

Meanwhile, a 23-inch bronze sword was found at the same site. A total of 260 items were discovered

Jia Guo

Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.

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