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  • Day11

    At the terracotta warrior factory

    April 3, 2019 in China ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Where they make replicas of the terra-cotta warriors, the way they were originally made. Interesting visit. Did a video of how they were made - will have to post that later. Also bought a small one for myself. Then saw some beautiful lacquer finished furniture with inlaysRead more

  • Day6

    Pit # One - saving the best til last

    June 6, 2018 in China ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C

    We entered at the back of this vast covered room, to see a lot of warriors in varying states of reconstruction. It reminded us of Game of Thrones.

    As we walked around this massive building, the vastness of this site was very evident. The warriors are all different, and all had different roles...there were the archers in front, who were all very young, and intended to be the sacrifices. The seated archers were behind them, followed by infantrymen. The Generals, and lesser officers were behind.

    The warriors needed horses of course, and they were there, perfect in every sense. All these statues are life sized (or a bit bigger, so as to increase on their imposing nature). They were built to guard Emperor Qin in the after-life, and as the entire site including the mound that is the Emperors mausoleum built around 250BC, they would be much much more to find...
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Lintongqu, 临潼区

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