Herodotus testified that the Scythians wore tattoos as a sign of their nobility. A Scythian without tattoos showed that he was of low station. The fanciful Scythian depictions of wild animals had influenced the art of China, Persia, India, and Eastern Eur
Four years of excavations have unearthed an immense water engineering project created in China about years ago. This predates the oldest known comparable system; which is from Mesopotamia and dates to around years ago.