Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi (Qín Shǐhuáng Líng 秦始皇陵)

Yan SUN

Historical records show that 720,000 laborers were conscripted from all over the Qin dynasty to build the mausoleum. The most impressive and best-known discovery in the underground complex is an 8,000-troop terracotta army. PHOTO BY YIXUAN SHUKE.

Located at Lintong in Shaanxi Province, the mausoleum of the first emperor, Shi Huangdi of the Qin clan (reigned 246–210 BCE), is the site of one of greatest archaeological finds, in terms of physical….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:26+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Architecture, Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, History, Arts, and Culture|Comments Off on Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huangdi (Qín Shǐhuáng Líng 秦始皇陵)

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