Chinese archaeologists discover ‘embracing lovers’, but it is the ring that intrigues

A scene of deep love and possible tragedy from over 1,500 years ago was discovered in northern China in 2020 during an excavation of over 600 tombs at a cemetery unearthed by a construction project.According to a report on the findings, published in the International Journal of Osteoarchaeology this summer, archaeologists discovered the nearly complete skeletal remains of a couple who appear to be embracing before their death in Datong, in Shanxi province.The scientists believe the ­couple…