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Clay Revelation: 5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A revision for the history books when it comes to China and a surprise find about spiders were among the intriguing discoveries of the week: China's Terracotta Army May Rewrite History : Archaeologists studying a famous trove of terracotta figures dug up in China think they reveal that the Chinese were...
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