terracotta warriors – terracotta army

Where are the terracotta warriors located

  • simplified Chinese – 兵马俑. traditional Chinese – 兵馬俑. pinyin – bīngmǎ yǒng, translates to – soldier and horse funerary statues

terracotta warriors army

  • A collection of statues depicting the first emperor of China Qin Shi Huang’s Army.

terracotta warriors army

  • The terracotta statues are dated to have been created in 210 BC
  • They were discovered in 1974 by a small farming community in Lintong District

terracotta warriors army

  • Warriors, chariots, horses, officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians make up the entire terracotta army
  • The statues are contained in 3 large pits.
  • 8000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses.

terracotta warriors army