Terracotta warriors

Chinese archaeologists work in the extended excavation of the Pit One of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100602011292" title="Xi'an (China)" href="/topic/international/china/xian-%28china%29-PLGEO100100602011292.topic">Xian</a>, as they measue and record the dimensions of the latest terracotta warrior find in Xian, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000014" title="China" href="/topic/international/china-PLGEO00000014.topic">China's</a> Shaanxi province. Excavations in China have unearthed a stunning new collection of 2,000-year-old terracotta warriors and hundreds of other artifacts, as Chinese archaeologists unveiled 120 new terracotta warriors at the Qin Shihuang Unesco World Heritage site in Shaanxi province.

( Getty Images / June 9, 2012 )

Chinese archaeologists work in the extended excavation of the Pit One of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum in Xian, as they measue and record the dimensions of the latest terracotta warrior find in Xian, China's Shaanxi province. Excavations in China have unearthed a stunning new collection of 2,000-year-old terracotta warriors and hundreds of other artifacts, as Chinese archaeologists unveiled 120 new terracotta warriors at the Qin Shihuang Unesco World Heritage site in Shaanxi province.

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