Archaeologists working on the famed Terra Cotta Army in China now believe their lifelike appearance could have been modeled on ancient Greek sculptures.
The mysterious ape Gigantopithecus, which roamed Earth some 100,000 years ago, went extinct after climate change made its preferred diet of forest fruit unsustainable.
A set of 47 fossilized teeth discovered in a Chinese cave suggests modern humans migrated from Africa at least 20,000 years earlier than previously thought.
A five-century-old tomb found underneath a construction site in Nanjing, China, was the final resting place of a Ming Dynasty duchess.
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New research suggests that China’s first known kingdom may have been destroyed when its lands transformed rapidly into desert more than 4,000 years ago.
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On March 29, 1974, Chinese farmers digging a well near Xi’an made one of the most spectacular archaeological discoveries of the 20th century.
Scientists think animals buried in a 120 million-year-old Chinese graveyard were killed instantly by volcanic eruptions similar to the one that destroyed Pompeii.