Excavating the tomb, the archaeological team was shocked to see the mummy once woke up in the coffin

Kane Khanh | Archeaology
July 10, 2023

When bringing the female body to the laboratory, experts were extremely scared when they discovered that this person had been buried alive and then woke up in a coffin. Truly haunting!

In 1999, when a few villagers from Qiqihar village, Heilongjiang province, China were digging a road, they suddenly found a blue brick. At this point, the villagers didn’t pay much attention and continued to build roads, but they were digging more and more similar bricks.

To a certain depth, a whole green brick wall was exposed, there is no doubt that this is an ancient tomb. At that time it was dark, the street lights were not bright, so these people decided to hang up their hoe and go home to rest and come back tomorrow.

However, news of the ancient tomb at Qi Qihar quickly spread, two young men in the village because of greed, wanted to steal antiques, that night, sneaked into the mausoleum, set up a lamp, and used a shovel to open the lid of the coffin.


The tragic position of the body when discovered. (PH๏τo: Sohu)

When the coffin lid had just been opened, the scene before the eyes of the two young men probably would not be forgotten for the rest of their lives: “The body in the coffin lies in a very miserable position, mouth wide open, limbs struggling, pants His shirt is rumpled, it seems that this person’s death is not peaceful.” Two terrified young men ran out of the mausoleum and reported the incident to the local authorities.

At dawn the next day, the local cultural relic team was present and sealed off the scene. The archaeological team in charge of this incident was also haunted by the scene inside the tomb

The body is preserved relatively intact even though more than 200 years have pᴀssed.

Through a quick inspection, the archaeological team discovered that this tomb actually only had the body and coffin and 26 coins from the Qing Dynasty, without any valuable items. However, the strange thing is that this body lying in the ground for more than 200 years is actually very well preserved, the skin, muscles and joints of the body are not damaged!

This body belonged to a woman, her eyes rolled back, her mouth wide open. Based on the skeletal structure, it can be determined that this woman is 25 years old.

She has 3 piercing holes on her ears, according to Qing regulations, commoners only have 1 or 2 piercings, this woman could be a Manchurian way or a concubine of a Qing mandarin.


Nightmare: “Wake up in a coffin”

When bringing this body to the laboratory, experts discovered a black lotus leaf-shaped object lying under the legs of the female corpse. Examination results show that this is a complete placenta. This woman was pregnant when she pᴀssed away!

However, she did not die from an infectious disease or dysplasia, but a normal illness. When the condition worsened, this woman just fell into a coma but was declared ᴅᴇᴀᴅ by the doctor. Her family quickly arranged the funeral and arranged the afterlife.


A short time later, the poor woman woke up in the coffin, she could only scream, struggle, kick her feet on the coffin and cry for help in despair until exhausted. This moment of being buried alive really haunts experts when it comes to uncovering the truth!

The reason why this body was preserved for 300 years turned out to be from here: The woman buried alive in the coffin consumed all the oxygen, making this place an ideal vacuum environment for living. body preservation.

In the period when science and health were not developed, people in many countries such as China and Vietnam often had the custom of leaving the ᴅᴇᴀᴅ at home for 3, 5 or 7 days before they were buried. tragic case like this.