China Day 39

July 4 terracotta army day. there was a panormic movie and autograph from the person who found the site if you bought the book. pit 1 was largest pit with soldiers and horses. pit 2 was destroyed mostly by rebels but most intact ones required little renovation. mostly archers kneeling and standing were found w/ 1 of 7 generals. we then went to see bronze objects including mini bronze chariots. other objects were the weapons and umbrella made of bronze for use on chariots.  pit 4 had nothing, pit 3 was deepest almost like 2 floors and inside were headless soldiers and horses. the shu ceremonial weapon was found. here. afterwards we got to see the kneeling archer up close at a lab before leaving to lunch and free day to taxi 4 km to shop. first km 6 kuai 2 80 then 1.50 for next kms.

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