Face to Face With China’s Terra Cotta Warriors

China's Terra Cotta Warriors have been dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World. Visit 15 of them at the National Geographic Museum.

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An overhead view of the terra cotta statues found in the burial pits surrounding the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang, located north of Xi’an in China.
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A standing archer.
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A view of reconstructed warriors in Pit 1.
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A close-up of a standing archer.
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A standing archer.
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Terra cotta warriors and horses found in the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang, located north of Xi’an in China.
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Charioteer.
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A kneeling archer.
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Details of a charioteer.
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A detailed look at one of the terra cotta warriors found in the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang, located north of Xi’an in China.
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A terra cotta warrior is illuminated in the burial pits surrounding the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang, located north of Xi’an in China.
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Terra cotta warriors and horses found in the tomb of China’s first emperor Qin Shihuang, located north of Xi’an in China.
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