why can’t Qin Shihuang’s tomb be dug?

The tomb of Qin Shihuang, the first Emperor of the Qin Dynasty, has not been extensively excavated due to several reasons: In summary, while there is a strong desire to uncover the secrets of Qin Shihuang’s tomb, the practical, technical, and conservation challenges, along with political and cultural considerations, have thus far prevented a full-scale […]

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why do the colors of the terracotta warriors and horses disappear quickly after they are unearthed?

The fading of the Terracotta Warriors’ colors shortly after excavation is due to a combination of factors related to the conservation state of the artifacts and their environment. When the warriors and horses were first buried, around 221 BCE, they were covered in a layer of lime thatprotected them from moisture and microorganisms. This preserved […]

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why do Tibetans not suffer from altitude sickness?

Tibetans, like other populations living in high-altitude regions, have adapted to their environment over generations. They have developed certain genetic and physiological adaptations that help them cope with the low oxygen levels found at high altitudes. These adaptations make them less susceptible to altitude sickness compared to people from lower-altitude regions who are not acclimated. […]

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why does China need to hold two sessions?

China holds two sessions, namely the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), for different purposes. The NPC session, also known as the “Two Sessions,” usually takes place annually in March and lasts for about two weeks. During this session, delegates review and discuss major policies, economic plans, and social […]

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