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Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
The Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang has yet to reveal all its mysteries. The First Emperor began to build this tomb in 246 BC, Before Christ, and construction went on for 37 years. The tomb is 76 meters or 249 feet high and has a circumference of 2,000 meters. It is mostly concealed under a grass covered hill. Surveys show the mausoleum is composed of inner and outer cities. It is also thought to contain a map of the then known world and treasures for the emperor to enjoy in the afterlife.
Archaeologists are reluctant to start excavating until they are sure they have techniques that will them to preserve all finds and structures. According to legend, poisoned arrows and traps were laid to prevent the plundering of the grave. Those unfortunate craftsmen who knew the secrets of the structure were interred, alive, along with the emperor's surviving wives after Qin Shihuang's death.
The First Emperor famously commissioned an army to join him in the afterlife and his 6,000 or so terracotta warriors are stationed about 1.5 kilometers from the mausoleum of Qin Shihuang. In 1987, UNESCO, United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization, listed the area as a World Heritage Site.
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