Kansu burial urn as seen in 'Tomb Raider' (2013)

Arte-Factual: Kansu Burial Urn

Time for another edition of Arte-Factual! Last time, we looked at the killer whale bottle from Tomb Raider: Anniversary and learnt a little about the Nasca, their spiritual beliefs, and their artistic traditions. This time, we’ll be examining one of the many collectable items found on Yamatai: the Kansu burial urn. The …

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The Great Wall of China

Chinese Civilization TV Series

Chinese archaeology isn’t just Great Walls, dragon emperors, and fictional Daggers of Xi’an. If you’d like to learn more about real Chinese history and archaeology, you should check out China Central Television’s 20-part documentary series, “Chinese Civilization“. This series can be found in its entirety on its official CCTV page and on YouTube, and it …

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