Mysteries surrounding Qin Shi Huang’s tomb

Mysteries surrounding Qin Shi Huang's tomb 3
Mysteries surrounding Qin Shi Huang's tomb 3

Qin Shi Huang’s mausoleum is located north of Ly Son mountain, in Shaanxi province (China), 50 km east of Xi’an.

Terracotta army

Over the course of four decades, archaeologists have discovered many relics at the tomb, but the most impressive are more than 2,000 terracotta soldiers.

Each terracotta general carries a different emotional tone.

However, it is predicted that there are still about 4,000 – 6,000 clay statues that have not been excavated.

In addition to terracotta soldiers, people also found statues of strategists, mandarins, musicians, even animals… creating a perfect world for Qin Shi Huang to rule in the afterlife.

Deadly trap or curse for trespassers

Qin Shi Huang’s mausoleum is designed without doors but is impenetrable with countless arrows that automatically fire when someone approaches.

Mysteries surrounding Qin Shi Huang's tomb

A 2,200-year-old crossbow guard guards the tomb.

During the excavation process, archaeologists also discovered traces of intruders and traces of being burned on the ground.

Mercury river

There is a lot of speculation surrounding the mercury river.

Legend has it that Qin Shi Huang had a crazy desire for immortality.

Mysteries surrounding Qin Shi Huang's tomb

The terracotta army in the tomb holds many mysteries.

In Sima Qian’s historical record, published nearly 100 years after the death of King Qin, Sima Qian wrote that more than 700,000 people were mobilized to dig tunnels across three rivers, with an apparatus capable of making

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