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    Terracotta Army, China - Ten Amazing Facts

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    Terracotta Army - Ten Amazing Facts - as part of the travel series by GeoBeats.

    10 - An army of 8000 clay soldiers to accompany Emperor Qin in afterlife.

    9 - Sculptures are over 2200 years old.

    8 - Discovered by local farmers while digging for water.

    7 - Each face is unique.

    6 - Their height and uniform also varies by rank.

    5 - Over 650 horses are part of the army.

    4 - It is believed soldiers held real weapons.

    3 - Over 700,000 workers were employed for construction.

    2 - Experts suggest that emperor's tomb contains simulated rivers.

    1 - But that tomb has not been dug yet.