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a series of travel images from China, Xi'an; the Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried at the same time as the emperor to protect him in the afterlife in 210–209 BCE. It is situated some 40 km to the east of Xi'an and was discovered by farmers in 1974. It is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - an overview when entering hall 1
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - constructed under Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 BC – 210 BC)
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - hall 1 was the first one excavated in the 1970's
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - scale model chariots in the museum
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - a warrior close up
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of warriors and horses
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - a big hall was constructed over the excavated tombs
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - warrior close up
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - a reconstructed tomb
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - lifesize horses and soldier
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of soldiers
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - chariot in the museum
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - visitors entering hall 1
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of soldiers
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - a reconstructed tomb
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - a warrior close up in the museum
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - posing with a soldier
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - unexcavated tombs in a new hall
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of soldiers
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - warrior close up
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of soldiers
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - lifesize horses
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - warrior close up in the museum
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Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army - rows of warriors