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Terracotta Warriors -- In exhibition at Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA. Feb. 2012.

The Terracotta Warriors (discovered near Xi'an) represent only a small portion of the eight thousand strong underground army buried in front of the Emperor Quinshihuang's tomb (r. 221-207 BC) to defend him on the afterlife. One of China's most important rulers who unified China for first time (7 states into one).
Archer warrior.
Archer warrior.
From our trip to China in 2005
From our trip to China in 2005
From same trip
From same trip
From same trip
From same trip
A view of area where warriors were found.
A view of area where warriors were found.
Excavation of some of  the areas.
Excavation of some of the areas.
A selection of some of the warriors.
A selection of some of the warriors.
Similarly.
Similarly.
A horse and caretakers.
A horse and caretakers.
Another view.
Another view.
Two archers.
Two archers.
Front view of archers.
Front view of archers.
Closeup of archer.
Closeup of archer.
And of second archer.
And of second archer.
View of bow and arrow location.
View of bow and arrow location.
Same for second archer.
Same for second archer.
Cavalry.
Cavalry.
Lance men.
Lance men.
Vessel of silkworm cocoon.
Vessel of silkworm cocoon.
Figure of stove.
Figure of stove.
Some animals.
Some animals.