Thursday, January 26, 2017

Archaeologists discover world's oldest tea



The oldest tea in the world was discovered by Chinese archaeologists.
It was discovered as part of the grave goods of the Han Dynasty emperor.
It was dated to be about 2150 years ago.
The Han Emperor Jing Di died in 141 BC.
The tomb was discovered in the ancient capital of Chang'an present day Xi'an.
The site was discovered in the 1990's however the contents of the tomb have only been recently identified and examined by scientists.


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/archaeologists-discover-worlds-oldest-tea-buried-with-ancient-chinese-emperor-a6805171.html

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