According to researchers, an untouched Chinese tomb was opened after 400-years, dating back to the Ming Dynasty (15th – 16th century). When the coffin was finally opened, and the cloth removed, something metallic hit the ground. The excavation team discovered a mud and rock encrusted ring watch and the hands stuck at 10:06 time, with “Swiss” carved in the back. Continue reading for one more picture and additional information.
Weird Asia News reports, “In 1541 in Geneva, there was a ban on flashy jewelry, so the idea of a watch/ ring might make some sense, as a watch was considered practical and essential. Still, there is no record anywhere of ring/watches being popular in Europe until after 1780, which only deepens the mystery.”