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Exhuming Corpses for Fun and Profit

by Paul Stansfield Whenever I tell someone that I’m an archaeologist, the typical response is something like, “Cool. I’ve always been interested in that.” Then when I describe a common site, their eyes invariably glaze over. I certainly understand it: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #100: the Burial Complex of Qin Shi Huang

Museum of the Terracotta Warriors Lintong District, Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China Founded: 246 BCE Size: 4 miles in circumference Number of interments: unknown Open: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Admission: RMB 150 (March 1-November 30); RMB 120 (December 1- February … Continue reading

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