It was a food source that they could mass produce.
Became a popular drink in the country and around the world.
The Silk Road is still an important path for cultural, commericial and technological exchange between East and West China. Also used for making clothing.
ordinary beer had an alcohol content of 4-5%.
They mixed snow and ice from the mountains with fruit, wine and honey.
A very specific kind of ceramic produced in the extreme temperatures of a kiln.
Melted steel and iron into shapes of choice.
used magnetized needles to find directions, and is now used world wide.
Papermaking process established by Cai in 105, a boiled mixture of mulberry tree bark, hemp, old linens, and fish nets created a pulp that was pounded into paste and stirred with water; a wooden frame sieve with a mat of sewn reeds was then dunked into the mixture, which was then shaken and then dried into sheets of paper that were bleached under the exposure of sunlight.
Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, pictures or patterns used widely throughout East Asia.