The Skull Of An Executed Prince?
The skull of a very high-ranking male was found buried east of the First Emperor’s tomb with a crossbow bolt embedded in the back of the skull. This bolt appears to have been fired from close range, indicating an execution-style kill. Chinese archaeologists working at the site believe the skull might belong to Prince Fu Su – the eldest son of the First Emperor – as he was buried with artefacts belonging to the royal family. Chinese archaeologists, assert that the burial pit contains the bones of a total of seven individuals, all of whom were murdered. This matches historical evidence of a “Game of Thrones” style power struggle in which Prince Fu Su and his other siblings were murdered by his younger brother Prince Hu Hai in a vicious sibling rivalry that ensued after the death of their father.
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