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TerracottaArmy Xian China

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Horses of the Terracotta Army - Xian, China.

"The Terracotta Army or the'Terracotta Warriors and Horses', 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 with the emperor in 210–209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terracotta_Army
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Jan 14 2014 21:38 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
I'm really quite jealous!

Great picture - I'd love to see them 'in the flesh'!
Jan 14 2014 22:58 GMT junne PRO
along with 1000 live virgins

were you able to see the old peasant who uncovered the first head of the soldiers? he used to be there and sign the book he wrote about it.
Jan 15 2014 00:37 GMT aquiles PRO
ME TOO, thorbeverley !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...FABULOSOS DETALLES... GREAT SHOT !!!!!!!!!
Jan 15 2014 22:46 GMT HMBPA PRO
Hi Junne - Yes, he was there signing his book when we were there.
Jan 20 2014 20:08 GMT wijnie58
Wonderful..:-))
Jan 28 2014 07:38 GMT Donjames
Stunning....great photo gallery
Feb 01 2014 17:42 GMT annieann PRO
awesome pic
Feb 03 2014 04:54 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks for the link Harvey. I read the whole thing...fascinating.
Mar 09 2014 23:37 GMT georgygirl2
they're amazing

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