On May 16, a worker from the Yantai Museum unearthed three jars of what appeared to be wine from the Western Han Dynasty period during a search in the city’s Shisanlibao tomb area. The jars, which are said to be around 2,000 years old, contained a clear liquid that had no smell.
The Yantai Bureau of Quality Supervision later confirmed the substance was in fact wine due the presence of the ethanol in the jars. Each jar apparently holds over 1.5kg of wine.
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