Thursday, February 26, 2009

Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang and Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses, China

China-24, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

The Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China,is located at the foot of Mt. Lishan, Shaanxi Province, and covers an area of 56.25 sq. kilometres. the vaults of the Terra-cotta warriors and horses are 1500 meters east of the mausoleum. Over 7000 pottery figures have been unearthed here, including soldiers, chariots and horses. It is known as the "Eights Wonder of the World".


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