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Shield unearthed at Museum of Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses

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09:16, June 11, 2012

Photo taken on June 9, 2012 shows the newly unearthed shield at No 1 pit of the Museum of Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua)

The shied, 70 centimeters tall and 50 centimeters wide, was unearthed together with a chariot at the No 1 pit within the mausoleum complex of Qin Shihuang (259-210 BC), the founder of China's first unified feudal empire, the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC).

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