The Terracotta Army is the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Shi Huang - the First Emperor of China. The terracotta figures, dating from 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by some local farmers near Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China.
Terracotta Warriors in China.The terracotta army excavated from the tomb of the emperor Qin Shi Huang, 209 BC. soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses ~ all different from each other.
A high view of one of the three excavation sites of the Terra-Cotta Army created to protect the grave of Qin Shi Huang. They all face east toward the lands Qin Shi Huang conquered because he feared they'd return for revenge in his death.
Terra Cotta Warriors at Emperor Qin Shihuangdi's Tomb, China