Did You Know These Things About the Great Wall of China?
5 Myths are busted
The myth claiming that the mortar used for binding the building material was made of human bones, is not true. The building material consisted of many things available at the given time, ranging from compacted earth, stones, rubble or wood to bricks, clay tiles or lime.
6 The Wall struggles dissolving
While some parts of the Wall have been well preserved and renovated, most of it is in disrepair. In the 1970´s, the Wall was seen as a despotism symbol and people were even encouraged to use the bricks and stones as building material for their own houses.