What year was ink invented in China?

Answer A Chinese philosopher named Tien-Lcheu invented ink in China in 2697 B.C. The ink was a mixture of soot from pine smoke, lamp oil and the gelatin from donkey skin and musk; this ink was called "Ind... Read More »

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What year was the Chinese calendar invented in China?

The ancient Chinese calendar calculates months and years through the movements of both the sun and the moon. It has been in use since the 14th century B.C. It was created by Emperor Huangdi of the ... Read More »

When was porcelain invented in China?

Porcelain, a hard, white type of ceramic, was invented in China between 600 and 900 CE. Porcelain, which is generally considered more refined than other varieties of ceramic, is made out of kaolin,... Read More »

When was paper money invented in china?

Paper money has been around for more than 1200 years. It first appeared in China in the year 806 CE as military scrip to be used as letters of credit when traveling. A paper money system was also u... Read More »

Who invented the Great Wall of China?

China's Great Wall started as far back as 770 B.C. when feudal states built earthen structures to protect their territory. The First Emperor of Qin ordered the individual walls connected to protect... Read More »