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Terracotta Warriors in Xian is one of the world most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. It was the burial objects of Qin Shi Huang, who is the first emperor of China unified the whole country in 221 B.C.
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China May Unearth Another 5,000 Clay Soldiers
Chinese archaeologists today began a new excavation to find more terracotta warriors in hopes of unraveling the mysteries surrounding the ancient figures buried in the tomb of the first emperor. The new dig is in the site's largest pit, which is believed to be still hiding around 5,000 of the life-size figures. This is the third excavation in the pit ~ one of three at the site near Xian, the capital of northern Shaanxi province ~ since 1974 when the army of terracotta warriors and horses was…
Technology Reveals Chinese Terracotta Warriors Were Likely Replicas of Real Soldiers
When Chinese farmers uncovered an ancient site while digging a well in 1974, they had no idea they were to encounter a giant army of warriors. The Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang had lain in wait for 2,000 years, guarding the emperor’s tomb – the largest in Chinese history - at the base of Lishan Mountain in Shaanxi Province.
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Kavallerist mit seinem gesattelten Kriegspferd der Terrakotta Armee vom Kaiser Qín Shǐhuángdì in Halle 2 – Cavalryman with his saddled War-horse of the Terracotta Warriors of the first emperor Qín Shǐhuángdì in Pit 2 in Xi’an, China