Broken Terracotta Soldiers

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Xi’an, The Terracotta Warriors, possibly taken from Pit 2, 2014.

Built for the Emperor Qin, the first emperor to unify China after the warring states period. Construction began around 246 BCE. It was believed that in the afterlife Emperor Qin would still be an Emperor and these soldiers were to be his army in that next world.