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World’s oldest tea goes on display in China museum

The Small bits of the tea, recently recognised by the Guinness World Record as the world’s oldest, will be exhibited at Hanyang Mausoleum Museum in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi Province starting May 18, said Zhang Yun, its deputy director.

He said the tea was mixed with grains when it was first discovered in 2005 at the Hanyang Mausoleum.
The site was the graveyard of Emperor Jing (188-141 BC), also father of Emperor Wu, whose reign ushered in one of the most prosperous periods in Chinese history, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. 

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