Jade Immortality: Burial Armor of the Han Dynasty

from  Stuff To Blow Your Mind

May 9, 2017

Chinese aristocracy of the Western Han Dynasty embarked on their journey into the afterlife within garments of stone -- luxurious suits of jade armor entailing thousands of individual plates sewn together with gold, silver or silk. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Christian explore this ancient funeral custom and both the scientific and superstitious qualities of jade. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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