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1 Qin Shihuangdi (First Emperor of Qin) died 210 BCE Tumulus Burial Mound

2 fengshui = geomancy

3 Excavation of Pit #1

4 Tomb of First Emperor of Qin (died 210 BCE), plan of Pit #1 dimensions 210 x 65 yards Elevation 14 7 deep

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6 h. 6 3Charioteer, h. 6 2Infantryman, h. 6 Standing Bowman, h. 5 10

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8 Charioteer, h. 6 2 White jade carving Late Shang (Anyang phase) ca. 1200 BCE h. 5

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10 Tomb of First Emperor of Qin Plan of Pit #2

11 Archers from Pit #2 h. ca. 3 11

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13 Cavalryman and Horse, from Pit #2 h. of cavalryman 5 10 ½

14 Tomb of the First Emperor of Qin (died 210 BCE), chariot horse from Pit #2. Terra cotta, h. 5 7

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16 Bronze chariot and horses, found near Qin Shihuangdis tumulus

17 Han Dynasty 206 BCE – 220 CE Western Han 2 nd -1 st centuries BCE Eastern Han 1 st -2 nd centuries CE

18 Tombs of Prince Liu Sheng (died 113 BCE) and Princess Dou Wan Western Han Dynasty, 2 nd century BCE

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21 Bronze wine jar with gold decoration Tomb of Liu Sheng h. 23 ¼

22 Bronze wine jar with gold and silver inlay in bird script Tomb of Liu Sheng h. 17 3/8

23 Incense burner in shape of Islands of the Immortals, from tomb of Liu Sheng Bronze inlaid with gold, h. 10 ¼

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26 Jade disc from tomb of Liu Sheng

27 Gilt bronze lamp from tomb of Dou Wan, late 2 nd century BCE H. 19, weight 34 lb 14 oz

28 Pair of leopards, from tomb of Dou Wan Gilt bronze inlaid with silver and garnets h. 1 1/3

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30 Jade Burial Suits of Liu Sheng (top) and Dou Wan

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32 Dou Wans jade burial suit Drawing of Liu Shengs jade burial suit


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