This painting of around 1770 AD shows Confucius but is probably of finer quality than the one recently found in the tomb of the Marquis of Haihun.

One of the Oldest Known Paintings of Confucius found in Tomb of Disgraced Ex-Emperor

There may be some irony in the discovery of a possible painting of Confucius, known for espousing high-minded morals and the importance of good governance – it was found in the tomb of an ancient...
Turkey throne

5,000-Year-Old Throne in Turkey May Be First Evidence of Birth of Secular State System

The remaining fragments of what was believed to be a wooden throne in Turkey has archaeologists wondering if they’ve found the world’s first evidence of a secular state governance system. The...