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History upended! China's Terracotta Army perhaps built by Greeks

Startling new discoveries by Chinese archaeologists suggest that the famous Terracotta Army may have been built or designed by Ancient Greek sculptors who traveled to the country.

Ancient Chinese super-crossbow discovered

Xi'an - Archaeologists have discovered an extraordinarily powerful crossbow at Xian, the site of the famous terracotta warriors of the First Emperor, Chin Shi Huang Di.

Chinese archaeologists find gate of First Emperor’s funeral city

Xian - Archaeologists excavating the tomb complex of China’s first emperor, famed for its ’terracotta army,’ have discovered a gate to the imperial tomb’s outer city, verifying historical accounts referring to four gates.

Pollen Reveals Terracotta Army Origins

China’s Terracotta Army has mystified scholars since the 8,099 clay warriors and horses were first discovered in 1974.
 

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The famous  Terracotta Army  in the tomb complex of China s First Emperor  Qin Shihuangdi.
The famous 'Terracotta Army' in the tomb complex of China's First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi.
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The tomb complex of Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di contains an estimated 8 000 lifelike clay soldiers
The tomb complex of Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di contains an estimated 8,000 lifelike clay soldiers
LOUIS MAZZATENTA, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE
The Terracotta Army of China s first Emperor
The Terracotta Army of China's first Emperor
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EMPEROR QIN SHI HUANG’S MAUSOLEUM SITE MUSEUM
EMPEROR QIN SHI HUANG’S MAUSOLEUM SITE MUSEUM
DAISY CHUNG AND ANDREW UMENTUM, NGM STAFF; MANYUN ZOU. SOURCES: ZHANG WEIXING AND XIUZHEN LI, ARCHAE

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