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China unearths more than 100 new terra cotta warriors

China unearths more than 100 new terra cotta warriors

Chinese archaeologists have unearthed 110 new terracotta warriors that laid buried for centuries, part of the famed army built to guard the tomb of China’s first emperor,an official said Monday, The life-size figures were excavated near the Qin Emperor’s mausoleum in China’s northern Xi’an City over the course of three years, and archaeologists also uncovered […]

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Terracotta Warriors may have been training tools

Terracotta Warriors may have been training tools

China’s famed Terracotta Warriors may have been military training aids, according to new research. The 1,800 year-old army of more than 8,000 life-sized terracotta soldiers, horses and chariots, is traditionally believed to have acted as guardians of the first emperor China. But new research has cast doubt on this theory. Researchers at the geological bureau […]

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New terracotta warrior museum to open in NW China

New terracotta warrior museum to open in NW China

XI’AN, June 6 (Xinhua) — A new museum for terracotta warrior statues discovered in the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 BC) is expected to open in October in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The museum covering a burial pit coded K9901 will allow visitors to watch excavation work of the pit, said Cao Wei, deputy […]

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Chinese terracotta army “invades” Budapest

| | | | | | | An internationally successful exhibition of replicas of China’s famous ancient terracotta army will arrive in Budapest on May 28. The exhibition, which also tells the story of how the artifacts were found 30 years ago, will be on display at the VAM Design Center until September 18. The […]

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Discovery to life and times of first Qin emperor

Discovery to life and times of first Qin emperor

| | | | | | | BEIJING, June 29 (Xinhuanet) — A new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum takes visitors on a journey of discovery to the life and times of the first Qin emperor, Li Xing reports. A total of 192 faces greet visitors to the Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army […]

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Terracotta Army Joined By Newly Found Forces

Terracotta Army Joined By Newly Found Forces

| | | | | | | Alison Chung, Sky News Online Chinese archaeologists have unearthed a number of new terracotta warriors in their latest round of excavations. The discovery was made at the terracotta army site that surrounds the vast tomb of Qin Shihuang, China’s first emperor, in northeastern Shaanxi Province. China’s state news […]

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Terra-cotta Warriors museum hits 30

Terra-cotta Warriors museum hits 30

| | | | | | | Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of the Museum of the Terra-cotta Warriors in Shaanxi Province. The museum is holding an exhibition of large numbers of its most precious items. And many have never been seen before by the public. All the terra-cotta items of the exhibition are from […]

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