|Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum|
Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
The Mausoleum of the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221--206, B.C.) is located 36 kilometers east of Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi Province, 5 kilometers east of Lintong County. The whole cemetery occupies an area of eight square kilometers. This first and also the largest imperial mausoleum in China still remain to be excavated.
The digging of a well turned out to unearth something much more significant than just water ¨C an underground vault containing thousands of perfectly crafted sculptures, the Terra Cotta Warriors of Xi'an. Each one life size, each one holding a weapon, many o...Read More