Archeologists Dig Up 2,500-Year-Old Tomb, But What They Found Had Them Running To The Bank…

I grew up in a neighborhood where there’s a large cemetery and developed a fascination with tombs; especially tombs that are thousands of years old! What could be inside? Jewels worth millions of dollars?! Our ancestors were known to bury a lot more than just their dead. My fascination with tombs only grew when I visited China in the summer of 2010 and saw the famous Terracotta Army, who’d been buried for thousands of years…

Everyone knows about the warriors, but few know about the tomb they’re guarding. It hasn’t been opened, and it’s rumored to have a river of mercury flowing through it, and a ceiling that’s been made to look like the night sky! But the Chinese weren’t only people to bury their dead in an elaborate way; surrounded by an array of unimaginable treasures. When French archaeologists opened up a 2,500-year-old tomb, they made a find worth billions

Hidden Away For 2,500 Years!

Just like the Terracotta Army, the 2,500-year-old tomb had been found accidentally when archaeologists were sent to an area rumored to contain sites of historical significance in Lavau, north-east France. But no one could have predicted that the archaeologists would make such an unexpected and truly spectacular find…

NEXT: But this remarkable discovery came at a devastating price…

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