Presentation on theme: "By: Grace Paz THE TERRACOTTA ARMY. Pit 1 is the largest of the three pits. It measures 755 feet (230 meters) long from east to west, 203 feet (62 meters)"— Presentation transcript:
Pit 1 is the largest of the three pits. It measures 755 feet (230 meters) long from east to west, 203 feet (62 meters) wide from north to south, covering an area of 153,493 square feet (14,260 square meters). Up to now, about 2,000 clay warriors and horses, 20 wooden chariots have been unearthed with in an area of 43,056 square feet (4,000 square meters).
Because of their exceptional technical and artistic qualities, the terracotta warriors and horses, and the funerary carts in bronze are major works in the history of Chinese sculpture prior to the reign of the Han dynasty.
The mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang is the largest preserved one in China. It is a unique architectural ensemble whose layout echoes the urban plan of the capital, Xianyang, with the imperial palace enclosed by the walls of the city, themselves encircled by other walls.
Platoons of clay soldiers were buried with China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, to accompany him during his eternal rest.
The city of which the Terracotta army was found near. They were found by 2 local workers drilling a well then stumbled upon the one of the greatest pieces of history.