Qin Shi Huang and the Terrracotta warriors

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Qin Shi Huang and the Terrracotta warriors

Qin Shi Huang and the Terracotta warriors

Qin Shi Huang was the very first Emperor of China, he reigned from the 7th of may 247 BC to 220BC.Qin Shi was the creator of two of China's greatest landmarks ever including the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Army/ Warriors where Qin Shi Huang was buried when he died.

Who is Qin Shi Huang?

The Terracotta warriors or armry is a full army of six thousand warriors all made out of Terracotta. The first ever Emperor Qin Shi Huang was the owner of the army and he was also buried amung the six thousand warriors.

what are theTerracotta Warriors?

Map of China

The red circle shows Xi'an where the Terracotta Army was first discovered by a few farmers that where digging out a well when they fell into a giant pit full of Terracotta warriors, along with the first every Emperor of China Qin Shi Huang's body.

-The Terracotta army was built in 210 - 209 BCE.-The Terracotta Army is 2,200 years old.-All Terracotta Warriors are life size-Each and every Warrior is thoroughly detailed and each of them have single edge eyelids because the Emperor at the time Qin Shi Huang had single edge eyelids.-The army was named the Terracotta army/warriors in September 1978.-The Terracotta Army is located roughly 35km northeast of central Xi'an.-Many historians believe that it took at least 700,00 craftsmen and slaves to complete the entire complex and many others died trying to keep the complex a secret.-The Terracotta Army was open for the public in the year 1979.

Facts on the Terracotta warriors

Facts on the Qin Shi Huang

-Qin Shi Huang was the first Eperor of China.-Qin Shi Huang united all of the warring states.-Qin Shi Huang reighed from the 7th of may 247BC to 220BC.-Qin Shi Huang was born with the name Ying Zheng in 259BC.-At the age of thirteen Ying Zheng became the king of the Qin state.- Qin Shi Huang faced recurring threats fro the north from Xiongnu, in order to defend the Qin state, Qin Shi Huang put a defense wall in place which is only big land mark that can be seen from China.


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