onsdag 13. januar 2016

Leaf Buds Discovered in Tomb of Early Chinese Emperor May Be the Oldest Example of Fine Tea Read

Archaeologists have identified the oldest known tea in the tomb of Jing Di, a Han Dynasty Chinese emperor who went into the afterlife well-provisioned with food, weapons, a ceramic-animal army and life-sized chariots complete with horses. The tomb of emperor Jing Di, who died in 141 BC, was initially excavated in the 1990s, but researchers with the Chinese Academy of Sciences are just now analyzing the organic materials buried with him using mass spectrometry, says an article in The Independent. Read more