Browsing the "China" Tag

Terracotta army colour mystery solved

August 14th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Researchers have solved the mystery of how colourful pigment were adhered to the surface of the Terracotta warriors created for


Jade casket found in northern China

July 16th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A farmer plowing a field in Hebei,China has unearthed a small jade casket containing relics of a prominent Hinayana Buddhist.


The world’s oldest pants

June 17th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

The world’s oldest pants, which date back over 3,000 years, has been found in the Yanghai graveyard in China’s Tarim


Peking Man used fire

March 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

New evidence found in China concludes that Peking Man was able to control and use fire 770,000 years ago. Recent


Terracotta army weapons analysed

March 20th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

It turns out that the weapons the 8,000 terracotta warriors were buried with were likely made specifically for the burial.


The world’s oldest known cheese

March 7th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

Odd lumps found on the bodies of Chinese mummies has been identified as fragments of cheese that dates back to



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