click an image to see the large version - 12 pictures out of a total of 24 Pictures of China - Xi'an - the Terracotta Army
an overview of hall 1
constructed under Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 BC  210 BC)
hall 1 was the first one excavated in the 1970's
scale model chariots in the museum
a warrior close up
rows of warriors and horses
a big hall was constructed over the excavated tombs
warrior close up
a reconstructed tomb
lifesize horses and soldier
rows of soldiers
chariot in the museum
all photographs on this page by Willem Proos except 8 and 11 by Joan Boonstra
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