The Terracotta Warriors Of The First Emperor Of China , Qin Shi Huangdi ( D . 22 ...
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Description: The Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor of China , Qin Shi huangdi ( d . 221 BC ) , near XiAn , The underground army of warriors , officials and entertainers that Qin created to accompany him into the afterlife was discovered by peasants of XiYang village , LingTong County on March 29 , 1974 , as they attempted to dig a well . The area of 60 sq km has since become one of the worlds most treasured heritage sites . 120 figures from the excavation will be shown at the British Museum in September 2007 at The First Emperor Exhibition .