sanxingdui chinese: 三星堆; pinyin: sānxīngduī; literally: 'three stars mound' is the name of an archaeological site and a major bronze age culture in modern guanghan, sichuan, china.largely discovered in 1986, following a preliminary finding in 1929, archaeologists excavated remarkable artifacts that radiocarbon dating placed in the 12th–11th centuries bce.
pu'er or pu-erh is a variety of fermented tea produced in the yunnan province of china. fermentation in the context of tea production involves microbial fermentation and oxidation of the tea leaves, after they have been dried and rolled. this process is a chinese specialty and produces tea known as 黑茶 hēichá literally, 'black tea' commonly translated as 'dark tea'.
description. gashapon machines are similar to the coin-operated toy vending machines seen outside grocery stores and other retailers in other countries. while american coin-operated vending toys are usually cheap, low-quality products sold for a few quarters us$1 or less , japanese gashapon can cost anywhere from ¥100–500 us$1–5 and are normally a much higher-quality product.
goldwork is always surface embroidery and free embroidery; the vast majority is a form of laid work or couching; that is, the gold threads are held onto the surface of the fabric by a second thread, usually of fine silk. the ends of the thread, depending on type, are simply cut off, or are pulled through to the back of the embroidery and carefully secured with the couching thread.
early history. regular government postal service is known from the zhou dynasty in the 1st millennium bc. during the yuan dynasty under kublai khan in the 12th century, china was integrated into the much larger mongolian örtöö system. marco polo reported that there were 10,000 post stages during that time. in addition, private letters were carried by the min hsin chu, a system of letter .
bricks continued to be used during 2nd millennium bc at a site near xi'an. fired bricks were found in western zhou 1046–771 bc ruins, where they were produced on a large scale. the carpenter's manual yingzao fashi, published in 1103 during the medieval chinese song dynasty described the brick making process and glazing techniques then in use.
biomass briquettes are a biofuel substitute to coal and charcoal. briquettes are mostly used in the developing world, where cooking fuels are not as easily available.there has been a move to the use of briquettes in the developed world, where they are used to heat industrial boilers in order to produce electricity from steam.the briquettes are cofired with coal in order to create the heat .