• Day55

    Terracotta Warriors

    October 30, 2017 in China ⋅ ☀️ 9 °C

    221 bc. Emperor Qinshihuang commissioned them. First emperor to unite China. 8000 buried over 3 pits, 2000 on display. 4 types: general, middle rank officer, archer, charioteer. 1.8m - 2m tall, taller than real life. Bronze chariot burials half size of real life. 1 set of Jade armour. Big ass barrow for emperors tomb surrounded with mercury to stop intruders. Waiting another 10-20 years before excavating, waiting for new methods for safety and preservation for whatevers inside.Read more