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National Geographic China's Ghost Army Terracotta Warriors 2010 YouTube

The army consisted of around 8 000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 700 horses and several non-military figures like officials, acrobats, strongmen and musicians. All figures were from 221 to 206 BC. The army was uncovered near the ancient capital of Xian. It was buried in in battle formation facing east to guard the tomb of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.
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