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#14 – Terracotta Army

15 Most Shocking Archaeological Discoveries!

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In 1974, the discovery of buried vaults filled with thousands of terra cotta warriors stunned the world. This vast terracotta army that was buried with Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. Obviously, the aim was for the soldiers to protect the emperor's life after death.

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