Why there’s so much backlash to the theory that Greek art inspired China’s Terracotta Army

The alleged “Greekness” of the Terracotta Army went viral, but archaeologists in China (and around the world) were skeptical and dismissive. Terracotta warriors date from over 2,000 years ago and are considered to be one of the most important recent archaeological finds | source: [...]

By |2016-11-19T14:03:46-05:00November 19|Categories: ARCHITECTURE, SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Language…humankind’s most impressive technological invention

Humans have invented technologies to survive better. Language, however, the raw material used to fashion the technology is the human body itself. Salikoko S. Mufwene, University of Chicago Humans have speculated about the emergence of language and linguistic diversity since [...]

By |2016-10-14T05:27:48-04:00September 16|Categories: SOCIETIES|Tags: , , , , , , , |
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