A bronze belt ornament depicting the face of a Xiongnu warrior, from The Great Wall in 50 Objects.

Book review: The Great Wall in 50 Objects is a brilliant achievement of alternative history

William Lindesay has put a lifetime of knowledge into this quirky yet illuminating volume, a collage of the cultures that were arrayed on both sides of the Wall

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A bronze belt ornament depicting the face of a Xiongnu warrior, from The Great Wall in 50 Objects.
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