National Geographic : 1926 Feb
TIHE FIVE-ARC The site of the Ming Tombs, chosen by the Emperor the 16 monarchs of the Ming Dynasty are interred here. the Valley of the Tombs. It is 50 feet high and 80 feet ©Herbert G.Ponting HED MARBLE GATEWAY TO THE MING TOMBS Yung Lo, is a peaceful valley some 30 miles northwest ofPeking. The remains of13outof This p'ai Ion (memorial gateway) was erectedin1541 and marks the principal entrance to wide and is, perhaps, the finest in China.