Oct 1, 2010

terracotta warriors - terracotta army

Where are the terracotta warriors located
  • simplified Chinese - 兵马俑. traditional Chinese - 兵馬俑. pinyin - bīngmǎ yǒng, translates to - soldier and horse funerary statues
terracotta warriors army
  • A collection of statues depicting the first emperor of China Qin Shi Huang's Army.
terracotta warriors army
  • The terracotta statues are dated to have been created in 210 BC
  • They were discovered in 1974 by a small farming community in Lintong District
terracotta warriors army
  • Warriors, chariots, horses, officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians make up the entire terracotta army
  • The statues are contained in 3 large pits.
  • 8000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses.
terracotta warriors army

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