Qin terracotta warriors and horses from the mass grave is located in Lintong feast Zhai Xiang, in the 1,500 meters at the east of Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum. This is a vast underground military museum, known as the eighth wonder of the world.
The spring of 1974, local farmers digging wells, from 2 meters deep underground multi-head figurines excavated debris, 1:00 talking about. The accidental discovery has aroused great attention to the archaeological department, opened a dusty underground from more than 2,000 years of cultural treasures. Found on the 1st hole and on the 3rd hole after another in 1976, was found on the 2nd hole. Partial excavation pit on the 1st to in
Qin terracotta pit ride west to east, three pit was isosceles triangle arrangement. 3 pit include figurines more than 8,000 pieces of pottery horses. Since the opening on the 1st hole, Terra-Cotta Warrior Museum, to receive nearly 30 million viewers at home and abroad, dozens of heads of state to visit in person, are all full of praise. Former French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac visited here in 1979, praised the Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses is the eighth wonder of the world that do not look at the pyramid, which is not really into Egypt; do not look at terracotta warriors and horses, which is not really to China.
Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is the world's largest underground military museum. Figurines pit rational layout, structure, peculiar, in the Bottom of about 5 meters deep, at intervals of 3 meters from east to put up a load-bearing walls, terracotta warriors and horses arranged in the wall gap between the over-hole. Hole of the terracotta warriors and horses, there were three pits, was isosceles triangle arrangement. Terracotta figurines on the 1st hole, rectangular, 230 meters from east to west, 62 meters from north to south, about 5 meters deep, with a total area of 14.26 thousand square meters, surrounded by slopes doorway. The largest is the warrior figurines figurines pit, 1.7 meters tall and about 1.9 m maximum. Tao Ma 1.5 meters, 2 meters in length about the size of tanks and practical cars, like. People, carriages and military front, through realistic means of artistic reproduction. Most of Shou Zhi Qin terracotta bronze weapons, there are bows, crossbows, arrowheads, beryllium, spears, Ge, Shu, swords, machetes, and Yue. Bronze weapons because after rust treatment, buried in the ground 2000 years, is still bright sharp as new, which was the real weapon, wearing a delicate piece of armor, chest harness into the color-line knot ear. Jun Li wearing a long-highest number of contest will be over. Terracotta figures face, fat, thin, facial expressions, eyebrows, eyes and age differences.