Sunday, November 3, 2013

Fact of the Day: Eternal Warriors

When China's first Emperor Qin Shi Huang died, sculptures of many soldiers, chariots, and horses were placed near his resting place. The Terracotta Army's purpose was to protect the Emperor in the afterlife. 

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  1. Nice Fact <3

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  2. Saw some here in Honolulu - awesome presence, each unique


    ALOHA from Honolulu
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    =^..^=

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  3. I wonder if they do protect him!

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  4. Good job, I wish that would do it for everyone, that'll make everyone a job, lol.

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  5. I've seen pictures of those before. Very cool!

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  6. The Terracotta Army always makes me think of the third Mummy movie:D

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  7. Hopefully they did, or what a waste of time

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  8. this terracotta army is famous worldwide!

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  9. Aren't some of them on tour now to the great museums of the world? I'd love to see them.

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  10. I want an army of stone raccoons to protect my tomb one day...

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  11. I had heard about this warriors but I didn´t know their meaning. Kisses:)

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  12. It's such a creepy concept isn't it? Imagine making the discovery of that tomb and seeing lots of terracotta soldiers!

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  13. My niece saw these figures in China and she was amazed by them. I'd love to see them one day.

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  14. that photo creeps me out. i'd stay away. so i guess those statues work.

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