A Great Dis­cov­ery

Vision Magazine - - Destinations -

In 1974, when a group of farm­ers were dig­ging a well in Xi’an, Shaanxi prov­ince in the north­west of China, lit­tle did they know that they were about to un­earth the key to one of of the great­est and most im­por­tant arche­o­log­i­cal dis­cov­er­ies in the world. The 2000-year-old clay fig­ure they found turned out of be one of an en­tire army of ter­ra­cotta sol­diers and horses from the tomb of China’s First Em­peror Qin Shi Huang, known to­day as the Ter­ra­cotta War­riors.

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