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Comment: Re:Next up, finding Atlantis from Space (Score 3, Informative) 166

by XanC (#48745645) Attached to: Finding Genghis Khan's Tomb From Space

According to the article you linked:

Nobles were also buried in coffins, but unlike Lamaistic dignitaries, these coffins were buried with additions like weapons, horses, food and other things, which were meant to help them in the next world - in Erlik-Khans kingdom. Erlik-Khan is the god of death. The location of a nobleman's tomb was kept secret, to ensure that they rested in peace.

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