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Science news: Clay jar with a liquid of transparent color was discovered during excavations in one of the Chinese provinces of Shandong in the tomb of the era of the Western Han dynasty.

Archaeologists have discovered in China the burial of the era of the Qin dynasty (226 – 207 BC) sealed pitcher age two thousand years with liquid inside.

In total, the burial was found 260 artifacts, including a bronze ewer, the neck of which was sealed using natural fibers.

The jug has remained at approximately 300 milliliters of alcohol. During preliminary analysis of its composition, the researchers found salt of glutamic acid, so I decided that it was the liqueur or wine, which were obtained by fermentation.

In addition, there was also found a bronze sword with a length of 60 cm, the center of which was made octagonal insert, which presumably increased the effectiveness of the weapon .