Thanks to Charley Hively for this one.
Explorers find rare ancient books
Work to uncover the tomb in Yancang, a village near Jingmen, began on Jan 17 and experts believe the site dates back to the Warring States Period (475 BC to 221 BC).
“We cannot tell how many we’ve got and we have no idea what’s written on them, but the discovery of bamboo strips itself is exciting,” Shen
Thanks for adding this story to the blog, it is rare indeed that information of this nature is found; recordings on bamboo which are subject to all forms of natural decomposition and which date back according to archeologists to the beginnings of Taoist philosophy are a wonderful find.