Terracotta Warriors, Xian, China

China Travel Terracotta Warriors, Xian, China Spent a week in China (Bejing & Xi'an) with Ashley & Meghan in

Terracotta Warriors in China...each one taken from a specific soldier, in a specific position in a company.  Each one-hand molded, fired, painted, armed with real weapons, placed in position, covered by roofing and meters of soil over the top.  Thousands of years later, after being lost in time, they still are awe inspiring, and beautiful.

Terracotta Warriors in China.The terracotta army excavated from the tomb of the emperor Qin Shi Huang, 209 BC. soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses ~ all different from each other.

Don't miss these if you get to Xian. The day we were there the farmer who discovered the warriors was signing books. #Terracotta_Warriors, #China en.directrooms.co...

Xian, China: The terracotta army is guarding the tomb of the First Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang di. His fear of death and and quest for immortality brought the creation of these warriors. They are life-sized and individually modelled with great detail.

Another terracotta army: Ceramic soldiers of the second century BC stand on eternal guard duty - protecting the king of the northern Chinese kingdom of Chu. Twenty five of these warriors will feature in the Cambridge exhibition. Excavation - Xuzhuo (pottery figures). Terracotta warrior pits from Shizishan

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Excavation - Xuzhou (Pottery Figures)<br />Terracotta Warrior Pits from Shizishan<br />Site Excavated in /> - Photo Courtesy of Xuzhou Museum

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. pinterest.com/lindasuebear

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 must see while visiting China.

Terracotta Warriors  Xian - China.  "One of the most sensational archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century (1974), the army of 2,220 year old terracotta soldiers was carved life-size, with features and different facial expressions, to guard the mausoleum of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang and accompany him in the afterlife." - Chat Travel

The terracotta army excavated from the tomb of the emperor Qin Shi Huang, 209 BC. soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses ~ all different from each other.

Terracotta warriors - detailed picture explaining how they were made and assembled.  Small image but enlarges to a clear picture

ancient china Terracotta warriors - detailed picture explaining how they were made and assembled. Small image but enlarges to a clear picture

The Terracotta Army buried with the Emperor of Qin in 209-210 BC in Xian

Terracotta Army from the tomb of the emperor Qin Shi Huang.

Xi'an, China - Terracotta Army Pit 2

Xi'an, China - Terracotta Army Pit This would be amazing to see: LM

Terracotta Army in China

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Army of terracotta warriors of Xian or Army of Emperor Qin, is a collection of more than eight thousand figures of terracotta warriors and horses, life size, found near the mausoleum of the first emperor of China

The Terracotta Army, XI`an, China/ Every face is different, and there are over soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses. These date back to the late third century B. to protect the emperor in the afterlife.

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