Through a Mil­len­nium

China Scenic - - Feature Explore - Il­lus­tra­tion/ Liu Zhenyu

The com­pli­cated, dark, subter­ranean world keeps ev­ery caver tense while ex­plor­ing it inch by inch. Lunch is the only time for them to ease their nerves. It is hard to imag­ine how an­cient work­ers with­out ad­vanced equip­ment felt in this same en­vi­ron­ment.

Based on lit­er­a­ture and other his­tor­i­cal ref­er­ences, il­lus­tra­tor Liu Zhenyu has re­con­structed the work­ing scene of an­cient min­ers.

The Re­con­struc­tion of Mines in An­cient China

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