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Gallery: Ancient Chinese Warriors Protect Secret Tomb

  • Terracotta Warrior

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • NYC Exhibition

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • Terracotta Horse

    Horse from Terracotta Warriors exhibition
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  • Stone General

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • Thousands of Warriors

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • Bureaucrat for the Afterlife

    Terracotta bureaucrat from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • Stone Horse

    ancient Chinese terracotta horse
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  • Terracotta Soldier's Armor

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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  • Wildlife for the Afterlife

    Ancient Chinese stone animal
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  • Shocking Find

    Terracotta warrior from Qin Shi Huang's tomb
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An army of clay warriors guards the tomb of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who died in 210 BC. The tomb is still under excavation near Xi'an, China.

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