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Tomb Of Shangguan Wan'er, Aide To China's First Female Emperor Wu Zetian, Found In Shaanxi Province

This picture taken on September 11, 2013 shows the tomb of Shangguan Wan'er -- a 7th-century female politician who was one of
This picture taken on September 11, 2013 shows the tomb of Shangguan Wan'er -- a 7th-century female politician who was one of the most powerful women in ancient Chinese history -- being unearthed near an airport in Xianyang, northwest China's Shaanxi province, by Chinese archaeologists. Shangguan Wan'er, who lived from 664 to 710 in the Tang dynasty, was a trusted aide to China's first empress Wu Zetian, and married Wu's son, while having relationships with both the ruler's lover and her nephew. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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