2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Bronze Age Teenager Was Well-Traveled, Held High Status, Her Preserved Remains Show
The remains of a Bronze Age teenager discovered in Denmark reveal she came from far away, and artifacts found buried with her suggest someone of high status, researchers say. A new analysis of the wel...
Secret chamber hidden beneath ancient temple in Lebanon surprises archaeologists
Nothing ignites archaeological and historical curiosity more than an unexpected and mysterious discovery. A secret room newly uncovered by researchers at a Bronze Age temple in Sidon, Lebanon, is such
Bronze Age
The smith in the Bronze age was a very important and magical figure.
Ancient Chinese states
Ancient Chinese States (simplified Chinese: 诸侯; traditional Chinese: 諸侯; pinyin: Zhūhóu) were typified by variously sized city states and territories that existed in China prior to its uni...
Bronze Age
The Bronze Age is a time period characterized by the use of bronze, proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.The Bronze Age is the second principal period of the three-age Stone-B...
Han Dynasty
The Han dynasty (simplified Chinese: 汉朝; traditional Chinese: 漢朝; pinyin: Hàn Cháo; Wade–Giles: Han Ch'ao; [xân tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯], 206 BC – 220 AD) was the second imperial dynasty of C...
Qin Dynasty
The Qin dynasty (Chinese: 秦朝; pinyin: Qín Cháo; [tɕʰǐn tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]) was the first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC. The dynasty was formed after the conquest of s...
Shang Dynasty
The Shang dynasty (Chinese: 商朝; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Chinese: 殷代; pinyin: Yīn dài), according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the sec...
Xia Dynasty
The Xia dynasty (Chinese: 夏朝; pinyin: Xià Cháo; Wade–Giles: Hsia-Ch'ao; [ɕiâ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ̯]; c. 2070 – c. 1600 BC) is the first dynasty in China to be described in ancient historical chronicles ...
Zhou Dynasty
The Zhou dynasty (c. 1046 – 256 BC; Chinese: 周朝; pinyin: Zhōu Cháo; Wade–Giles: Chou Ch'ao [tʂóʊ tʂʰɑ̌ʊ]) was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preced...
2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Bronze Age Teenager Was Well-Traveled, Held High Status, Her Preserved Remains Show
The remains of a Bronze Age teenager discovered in Denmark reveal she came from far away, and artifacts found buried with her suggest someone of high status, researchers say. A new analysis of the wel...
Three Qins
The Three Qins (Chinese: 三秦; pinyin: Sān Qín) refer to three of the Eighteen Kingdoms, formed from the division of the empire after the collapse of the Qin dynasty in 206 BC. The three kingdom...
Wuxing (text)
Wu xing (Chinese: 五行; pinyin: Wǔxíng) is a Warring States period text ascribed to Zisi, known mainly due to the Mawangdui (1973, sealed 168 BCE) and Guodian (1993, sealed about 300 BCE) discov...
Lu (state)
Lu (Chinese: 魯國; pinyin: Lǔ Guó, circa 1042–249 BC) was a vassal state during the Zhou dynasty of ancient China. Founded in the 11th century BC, its rulers were from a cadet branch of the Hou...
Ochre Coloured Pottery culture
The Ochre Coloured Pottery culture (OCP) is a 2nd millennium BC Bronze Age culture of the Indo-Gangetic Plain (Ganges-Yamuna plain). It is a contemporary of and successor to the Indus Valley Civiliza...
Bronze Age Europe
The European Bronze Age is characterized by bronze artifacts and the use of bronze implements. The regional Bronze Age succeeds the Neolithic. It starts with the Aegean Bronze Age in 3200 BCE(succeede...
Three Ducal Ministers
The Three Ducal Ministers (Chinese: 三公; pinyin: Sāngōng), also translated as the Three Dukes, Three Excellencies, or the Three Lords, was the collective name for the three highest officials in...
Juggling in ancient China
Although juggling in its western form involving props such as balls, rings, and clubs is rarely performed in modern China, at certain periods in Chinese history it was much more popular. In fact, some...
Xunyu
The Xunyu (Chinese: 獯鬻; Wade–Giles: Hsünyü, pronounced Hünyü) is the name of an ancient nomadic tribe which invaded China during legendary times. They are often identified as the Xiongnu.
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Deer Terrace Pavilion
Deer Terrace Pavilion (Chinese: 鹿台) was a structure believed to have been built in the Shang dynasty. Its location is believed to be in Zhaoge (near the present-day JinNiuLing in Qi County, Hebi)....
Prince of Wu
King or Prince of Wu (Chinese: 吳王, 吴王, Wúwáng) was an ancient and medieval Chinese title referring to ruler of the area originally controlled by the Gou Wu tribes around Wuxi on the lower Yangtze,...