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Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors Xi'anTerracotta Warriors and Horses Museum the ancient tombs sculpture category. Ancient implement of martyrdom, slaves were slaveholders alive accessories, slave owners after the death of the slave for the slave owners funerary, sacrificial lambs. The terracotta warriors and horses that made the soldiers and horses (chariots, horses, soldiers) the shape of the sacrificial lambs.
June 9, 2012, announced the results of the work of the third archaeological excavation of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum is located more than 30 kilometers away from Xi'an Lintong District, east of the city north of Lishan. World 109.2733 longitude, latitude 34.3853. According to the "Historical Records" record: First Emperor from 13-year-old throne when it began construction cemetery, Planning and Design, chaired by the prime minister Li Si, general Zhang Han supervision, construction lasted 38 years.

Terracotta Army pit Horses of Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, located in the cemetery at 1500 meters in the east. Terracotta Warriors and Horses ride west to east, Sankeng in a triangle shape. First discovered figurines pit No. 1, rectangular, 230 meters long from east to west, north and south, 62 meters wide and about five meters deep, with a total area of 14,260 square meters, is surrounded by slopes doorways, and each one of the left and right sides of Terracotta Warriors and Horses pit, now known as the 2nd hole and the 3rd hole. Figurines pit peculiar structure, Xi'an tours to Terracotta Warriors, layout and every three meters erected a thing to the load-bearing walls, the terracotta warriors and horses arranged in hole in the bottom of the pit about five meters deep.

Terracotta Warriors landscape (22) In March 1974, in the the mausoleum East West the Yangcun villagers Drought wells in the tomb under three miles east of the village between five garbage village, found large-scale Terracotta Army pit, The excavations of the archaeologists, only to uncover the the terracotta figures treasures buried in the ground more than 2,000 years ago. In 1975, the countries have decided to establish a museum on the site of the figurines pit. October 1, 1979 the Museum of Terracotta Warriors exhibited to the domestic and foreign visitors. June 13, more than 1 pm, the Terracotta Army Pit again dug after color terracotta warriors and horses unearthed in the northern Pit middle, but just unearthed soon oxidized.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is the world's largest underground military museum.
Terracotta Warriors is one of the greatest discoveries in the history of world archeology. In 1978, former French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac after the visit, said: "With seven wonders of the world, the discovery of the terracotta figures, we can say the Eight Wonders. Terracotta figures can not be considered to have been to China." Since then terracotta figures by the World as the "Eight Wonders" three figurines pit excavated.

Located 1.5 km east of the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the data derived from Baidu map, the end result to Baidu map data prevail.
Built on the site of the Qin Terracotta Warriors pit top. By the end of September 1979, the majestic figurines pit, 1 Ruins exhibition tourist season for all seasons.

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