Ancient Civilizations - India
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The Tombs and Ancestors section looks at the religious beliefs of the Ancient Chinese. We look at ancestor worship, what rituals and ceremonies were performed and why. We also look at the burial practices of the Ancient Chinese, and what this tells us about their beliefs about the afterlife.


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Home page
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The Home Page looks at ancient Chinese religious beliefs and practices, and explores their views on the afterlife.

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Story

The Story looks at some of the ways people could please their ancestors, in the hope that they would intercede with the gods for them.

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Explore

The Explore features an Eastern Zhou period tomb. Children can investigate the tomb occupants and the objects they have buried with them.

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Challenge

The Challenge asks children to select appropriate objects for two different character's tombs.

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