Ancient octagon-shaped tomb reveals morbid tales from Mongol-ruled China

By Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor | LiveScience

Archaeologists in Yangquan, China, have discovered an octagon-shaped tomb with walls covered in murals that dates back some 700 years, when the descendants of Genghis Khan ruled China.

The pyramid-shaped roof of the tomb is decorated with images of the sun, moon and stars, archaeologists said.… read the full article