The Lost Tomb

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The Lost Tomb


  • Title: 盗墓笔记 / Dao Mu Bi Ji
  • English title: The Lost Tomb
  • Also known as: Grave Robbers Chronicles, Grave Robbery Note
  • Genre: Mystery, supernatural, action, adventure, suspense
  • Episodes: 12
  • Broadcast network: iQiyi
  • Broadcast period: 2015-Jun-12 to 2015-Jul-03
  • Air time: Friday 20:00
  • Ending theme song:
  • Related TV shows: see Dao Mu Bi Ji


50 years ago, a group of Changsha grave robbers dug out manuscripts of the location of treasures from Warring states, but an encounter with an undead rendered almost the whole group dead. In the present, Wu Xie (Li Yi Feng) the young descendant from one of the founding members of Old Nine Gates, discovers a secret within his grandfather's notes. During one of his expeditions, Wu Xie gets his hands one a silk cloth from the warring states era. In order to uncover its secrets, Wu Xie brings together a team that includes his third uncle Wu Sansheng (Ken Chang), Sansheng's loyal helper Pan Zi (Wei Wei) and a mysterious young man named Zhang Qiling (Yang Yang). Along the way, they encounter Wang Pang Zi (Liu Tian Zuo) and Ah Ning (Tiffany Tang) who join them on their mission to find the lost treasures and the answers of the past. But what no one expected to find the intriguing mysteries that accompanied their tomb robbing adventure - just who was the owner of that tomb? Will they be able to find the real coffin? And just where will these puzzle lead the group?

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Main Cast
People in Song Dynasty

Production Credits[edit]


  • Filming took place in Tibet and Beijing.
  • Filming ended on November 26, 2014. In 2016, Tencent Penguin Pictures and H&R Century Pictures announced a collaboration for a season 2.
  • An estimated amount of RMB 60 million was invested.
  • It follows book 1 of Nan Pai San Shu's 9 book novel.
  • According to writers, this drama is a sequel to The Mystic Nine.
  • In the novel, Wu Xie is the owner of an antique store. But in the series, he is an overseas returnee who studied at a German University and returned to China to return an antique to the country. The rest of the team also became "protectors of the antique" instead of a "tomb-raiding team".
  • The characters High Shao and Chen Cheng Cheng do not appear in the original novel series.
  • It is the second collaboration between Li Yi Feng and Yang Yang after Tiny Times.

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