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Terracotta Warriors

First Emperor Qin ordered the creation of this army of terracotta statues. It was made to be buried with him, it is said: as a show of his glory, to remember the army that triumphed over the other States to unite China, and because it was believed that objects like statues can be animated in the afterlife, and Qin required an after-death army.

It took about 38 years to make the whole army.

"Hello I am Owen Chrisan(c9)and I will be your tour guide for today , I will share the history of the Terracotta army and much more. Try to pay attention to the scuplures because all of them are different and cool in unique ways. This is going to be a tour that you will never forget, get your cameras ready and lets get moving"I hope you guys learned alot about the terracotta warriors and there history. Most impostantly I hope you guys had fun and enjoyed this tour . Make sure to buy some souvenirs from the gift shop.resources: www.history.comwww.nationalgeographic.com

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Why did they build the Terracotta army?

When and how were they unearthed?

In March, 1974, when some peasants of Xiyang Village, Lintong dug a well, they found some pottery. Later the pottery turned out to be of great value according to archeologists, who quickly went there to extend the digs. And they found over 8,000 terracotta solders under ground.

When was the army built.

How many warriors were their in the terracotta army?

How long did it take to build the army?

According to the latest archaeological findings, more than 8,000 terracotta figures and horses are laid out in three pits in the museum. They include foot soldiers, cavalries, sergeants and archers as well as war chariots and horses.

Who made the terracotta figures and horses, and when?

The army was built in 210 B.C which is really cool.

Terracotta, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic,The term is also used to refer to items made out of this material and to its natural, brownish orange color, which varies

What is terracotta?

How tall are the Terracotta Warriors?

They were constructed by millions of laborers, on the order of Emperor Qin Shi Huang – the First Emperor of the Qin Dynasty Upon ascending the throne at around 246 BC, Qin Shi Huang ordered the construction of the magnificent project. The whole process lasted around 38 years.

Are the terracotta warriors replicas sold as souvenirs?

I heard the Terracotta Warriors were first made in delicate colors. Is it true?

Yes, they are amazing and distinctive souvenirs of Xian. Many visitors go home with replicas of various sizes as souvenirs.

Generally speaking, they are the same size as living human beings or a little taller. Specifically, they average (5.7-6.4 ft) and the tallest one is around (8.2 ft).

Yes, it is true. They were originally painted and the major colors were scarlet, rose-bengal, pink, purplish red, dark blue, green, and reddish brown. However, because of the current defective protective technology, they immediately became drab when being unearthed.


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