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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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