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  1. 8 Ancient Chinese Inventions the West Had Not Imagined

    ... But the finds from the recent excavation of the tomb of Qin Shihuang, the first non-mythical emperor of China (259 BC ...

    Daria Shatsylo - 23/09/2021 - 02:00

  2. The Ancient Chinese Merchant Town Qikou: A Forgotten Jewel on the Banks of the Yellow River

    ... shop that housed an escort agency called 十義镖局 (‘Shi Yi Biao Ju’, roughly translate as ‘Ten Righteousness ... Mythological Symbols of China The Ruthless Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang: How He Unified and Tyrannized His Subjects Most local ...

    dhwty - 22/03/2016 - 02:55

  3. Unopened Treasure: The Secret Tomb of the First Chinese Emperor - 24 Amazing Facts

    The tomb of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, despite being one of the greatest archaeological ...

    ancient-origins - 08/11/2016 - 16:54

  4. Terracotta Army may have been inspired by Ancient Greek Sculpture

    ... believe that it was meant to protect Emperor Qin Shi Huang in his journey after death. Each soldier was created ...

    aprilholloway - 10/12/2013 - 23:03

  5. Terracotta Army weapons were immensely powerful

    ... believe that it was meant to protect Emperor Qin Shi Huang in his journey after death. Each soldier was created ...

    johnblack - 02/12/2013 - 09:03

  6. Medicinal Mint Decoded: Scientists Learn Ancient Secrets of Chinese Skullcap Mint

    ... therapeutic properties. Preparations of its dried roots, 'Huang Qin', show pharmacological activities conferred by novel ...

    ancient-origins - 29/04/2019 - 14:01

  7. The South-Pointing Chariot: This Ancient Chinese Invention Led Armies In a Unique and Impressive Way

    ... Dynasty. This description, which may be found in the Song Shi , provides us with the details of how the south-pointing ...

    dhwty - 15/01/2018 - 13:59

  8. The Tragic Story of the Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian

    Nothing sparks the human imagination quite like the question, what came before? Philosophers, theologians, and countless religions have spent millennia pontificating on what came before humanity as we know it today. It can be argued that few archaeological sites have done as much as the Peking Man Site, also known as Zhoukoudian, in helping us learn about our most ancient ancestors. Whilst lots of people are familiar with the Peking Man, few know the tragic, winding story of the Peking Man Site.

    Robbie Mitchell - 01/10/2022 - 14:54

  9. Terracotta Army Weapons Were Genuine, Military Grade and State of the Art

    ... the greatest mausoleum in the world, that of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, known as the First Emperor of China. The mausoleum ...

    johnblack - 29/11/2017 - 01:58

  10. Were the Dark Ages Really Dark?

    ... accomplished culture than the preceding dynasty of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (best known for unifying China and for the 7000 ...

    ancient-origins - 09/12/2018 - 13:56

  11. The Reign of Wu Zetian: From Concubine to Empress to… Emperor!

    ... ‘Nine Concubines’. The Wonders and The Terrors of the Qin Dynasty Spectacular Royal Han Tombs Reveal Wealth and ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 17/08/2019 - 23:05

  12. General Sun Tzu? He never existed.

    ... period, and in founding the first empire of China under Qin Shi Huang. Do not miss this compelling and controversial talk ...

    ancient-origins - 08/10/2017 - 15:10

  13. The Longmen Grottoes and the largest collection of ancient art in China

    The Longmen Grottoes (Dragon Gate Grottoes), which are situated near present day Luoyang, in Henan Province, are one of the three most famous grottoes in China, the other two being the Yungang Caves near Datong in Shanxi Province and the Mogao Caves near Dunhuang in Gansu Province. These grottoes comprise of over 2,300 caves and niches carved into a stretch steep limestone cliffs that is over 1km in length.

    dhwty - 25/05/2014 - 22:27

  14. Recreating the Past in a Cart Fit for a King: Experts Restore Rolls Royce of Ancient China

    Chinese media are calling an ancient cart that experts replicated with computers and other modern and ancient techniques “ancient China’s No. 1 luxury car.” The wooden parts of the cart had disintegrated in the time since it was made in China’s Gansu province about 2,400 years ago and then buried in the Majiayuan cemetery.

    Mark Miller - 16/01/2016 - 23:31

  15. New Find Indicates Humans Left Africa Earlier than Believed

    ... References Zhaoyu Zhu, Robin Dennell, Weiwen Huang, Yi Wu, Shifan Qiu, Shixia Yang, Zhiguo Rao, Yamei Hou, ...

    ancient-origins - 12/07/2018 - 13:57

  16. Chinese Knife Money: Making Markets feel Murderous?

    ... China began minting round coins with holes in them. When Qin Shi Huangdi became China’s first emperor, he issued a ...

    Mark Johnston - 27/08/2022 - 18:51

  17. Wildman, Chinese Version of Bigfoot: Sightings, Scientific Tests, Theories

    ancient-origins - 13/07/2015 - 00:48

  18. Lost Star of Myth and Time: The Rise and Fall of Civilizations

    ... accomplished culture than the preceding dynasty of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (best known for unifying China and for the 7000 ...

    walter - 26/08/2018 - 13:53

  19. Builders of Teotihuacan Had Remarkable Knowledge of Science and Engineering

    ... pyramid in Western China, rests the mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang - which according to ancient writings, contains a ...

    Mark A. Carpenter - 02/01/2021 - 22:02

  20. Scientists Prove Legends of “Negritos” on Taiwan

    ... Hung, H., Matsumura, H., Nguyen, L., Hanihara, T., Huang, S., and Carson, M. Negritos in Taiwan and the wider ...

    ashley cowie - 10/10/2022 - 14:58