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Near Xian, China --  army of over 7000 life-size Terracotta warriors, complete with weapons

Near Xian, China -- army of over 7000 life-size Terracotta warriors, complete with weapons

The Terracotta Army or the "Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses", is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China

The Terracotta Army or the "Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses", is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China

This is a sample of the Chinese Terracotta Army, a collection of more than 8000 soldiers and all their equipment buried in tribute to the Emperor Q'in in 246BC. The figures are lifesize and contain all the weapons and equipment they would need. This is as large as a modern military division and every soldier has a unique face and features. The weapons are real and many are as pristine as the day they were made, covered in Chromium, something not used in the West til the 18th century…

This is a sample of the Chinese Terracotta Army, a collection of more than 8000 soldiers and all their equipment buried in tribute to the Emperor Q'in in 246BC. The figures are lifesize and contain all the weapons and equipment they would need. This is as large as a modern military division and every soldier has a unique face and features. The weapons are real and many are as pristine as the day they were made, covered in Chromium, something not used in the West til the 18th century…

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