The sculptures date back to the third BC, abs are located in the in Xi’an, Shaanxi province. They represent the Army of the First Emperor, and were supposed to protect him in the afterlife (similarity to Egypt?). The board displayed in that location with the heading ‘Preface’, shown below, explains what we see here quite well.
It was accidentally discovered in 1974, depicted in the model of the area in the picture above, as a mound. There are thousands of soldiers, weapons, horses, each of which was handcrafted and is unique!!!!! There are also building materials present such as stones and tiles. It is the largest figurine group ever excavated in the world and has been declared a World Heritage site.
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