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First Emperor of Qin, Qin Dynasty likeness. La dynastie instaure également plusieurs autres réformes : la monnaie, les poids et les mesures sont standardisés, un meilleur système d'écriture est mis en place.
The pyramid at Meidum is thought to have been originally built for Huni, the last pharaoh of the Third Dynasty and was continued by Sneferu. The architect was a successor to the famous Imhotep, the inventor of the stone built pyramid. He modified Imhotep's pyramid design in a way. Because of its unusual appearance, the pyramid called el-haram el-kaddab — (Fake Pyramid) in Egyptian Arabic.
Ming Dynasty currency Note, circa 1368-1373 AD, printed by hand on paper made from mulberry tree bark. Blue-gray in color, with black and red print. Circa 1368. This note shows bundles of "cash" coins tied together, so that even illiterate people could understand the monetary value of the note.