16 ancient tombs with terracotta warriors discovered in Shandong

16 ancient tombs with terracotta warriors discovered in Shandong

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A collection of 16 terracotta figures dated in the Han Dynasty (202 BC - 8 AD), was discovered on the outskirts of Qingdao, Shandong province, east China, local archaeologists explained to different media.

This is the first time painted terracotta figures are discovered on the Jiaodong Peninsula, which includes Qingdao, Yantai and Weihai.

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With the help of drones and satellite navigation, this site was discovered in which work began in June 2018, resulting in the discovery of 16 ancient tombs with terracotta figures that were identified as warriors and servants.

Lin Yuhai, director of the Qingdao Municipal Institute of Cultural Heritage and Archeology, explained that the biggest challenge he now faces is the preservation of painting of figures, in which experts and archaeologists from all over the country will participate.

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