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New terracotta warriors unearthed in NW China

(Xinhua)

14:54, June 11, 2012

Photo taken on June 9, 2012 shows the newly unearthed terracotta warrior which was painted with colors at the No. 1 pit of the Museum of Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Xinhua/Li Yibo)

Since the third excavation started in June of 2009, more than 100 terracotta warriors as well as terracotta horses and chariots have been unearthed 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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