Xi'an Terra Cotta Warriors and horses, Silk Road

Located at 20km. to the east of Lintong County of Shanxi province. It was buried with the first Emperor Qin's (BC259-210) mausoleum to protect the emperor after his death. In 1974, it was started to be excavated and since 1979 it has functioned as a museum. The Terra Cotta Warriors and horses pits consist of three pits, situated in the west and facing the east, one is in the front and the other two are behind it. In the pits, total more than seven thousand pieces of terra-cotta warriors, more than one hundred pieces of terra-cotta chariots, more than four hundred pieces of terra-cotta horses and hundreds of thousands of weapons have been.