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Terra Cotta Warriors. The terracotta figures, dating from 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by some local farmers near Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.

Terracota Army. Xian. China So happy my daughter had the opportunity to see this!

Heaven's Gate, China- So, start training if you can't go very far without being winded... it's 7 miles. But it wouldn't seem right to get so close to something so amazing without putting in some effort

Maytszishan cave. Treasure of China. Buddhist complex Maytszishan - little known. It is located in Gansu Province in northwest China. This is a striking architectural complex, carved out of the rock. Maytszishan has 7000 Buddhist sculptures and nearly 1,000 square meters of murals.

Terracotta Warriors,China: funerary art buried w/emperor in 210-209 BC w/purpose to protect emperor in afterlife. Discovered in 1974. Current estimates are 3 pits containing over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots w/520 horses, and 150 calvary horses. Much still buried, also non-military figures.

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You are viewing an unusual image of Cheyenne Warriors. It was taken in 1905 by Edward S. Curtis. The image shows Three Cheyenne warriors on horseback. We have created this collection of pictures primarily to serve as an easy to access educational tool. Contact curator@old-picture.com. Image ID# C58D564A

Plaster cast of a victim of the eruption of Vesuvius at Pompeii. The casts were obtained by filling with liquid plaster the hollow shapes left by the hardening of the lava around the corpses.