Nation’s First Foreign Worker Uncovered? – China Daily

From China Daily via China Net:

Chinese archaeologists discovered the remains of what may prove to be the country’s first foreign worker, an early European, who labored on the mausoleum of China’s first emperor.

The discovery was made after DNA tests on human remains from one of the laborers’ tombs near the mausoleum of Qingshihuang, in northwestern Shaanxi Province, which was built more than 2,200 years ago. [Full Text]

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