Numerous Tiny Terracotta Warriors Found Guarding 2,100- Year-Old Chinese Website

Numerous Tiny Terracotta Warriors Found Guarding 2,100- Year-Old Chinese Website

Inside a 2,100-year-old pit in China, archaeologists have discovered a miniature army of sorts: carefully arranged chariots and mini statues of cavalry, watchtowers, infantry and musicians. They look like a miniaturized version of the Terracotta Army — a collection of chariots and life-size sculptures of soldiers, horses, entertainers and civil officials — that was constructed…
An 8-Year-Old Woman Pulled This 1,500- Year-Old Sword Out of a Swedish Lake

An 8-Year-Old Woman Pulled This 1,500- Year-Old Sword Out of a...

This 1,500-year-old sword predates the Vikings. An 8-year-old girl retrieved it from a shallow lake in Sweden earlier this summer. Credit: Jonkoping County Museum It was a beautiful summer day in Småland, Sweden, when Andy Vanecek heard the words every father wants to hear. "Daddy, I found a sword!" According to a report on the…
Naked Servant Depicted in Recently Found 2,200- Year-Old Burial Place Mural

Naked Servant Depicted in Recently Found 2,200- Year-Old Burial Place Mural

A servant in his birthday suit holds a silver-colored jug and a vase for wine. Credit: Copyright E. Lupoli/Jean Bérard Centre (CNRS/École française de Rome) A naked man holding a wine jug and a vase is just one of many figures depicted in a 2,200-year-old mural of a banquet that's decorating a newly discovered tomb…
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