Maoling Tomb Picture

Maoling Tomb is the burial site of Emperor Wudi in Han Dynasty, known as one of the five largest imperial mausoleums in China…

Maoling Tomb is the burial site of Emperor Wudi in Han Dynasty, known as one of the five largest imperial mausoleums in China. The mausoleum is located 40 kilometers from Xian. The current measurement shows that Maoling is 46.5 meters high, 39.5 meters from east to west, 35.5 meters from north to south on the top and 240 meters long at the base of the tomb. Emperor Wudi was the fifth ruling monarch of the Western Han Dynasty, going by the name Liu Che (156 BC-87 BC). Until he was nearly seventy years old, he had reigned for 50 years (140 BC-87 BC), being one of the longest-reigning emperors in China's history. During his reign, the Han Dynasty was at the height of its power and splendor. To consolidate power over the unified feudal states, he adopted a series of political, economic, and military measures in order to strengthen and consolidate the autocratic centralized ruling system…

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