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China unearths 120 new terracotta warriors

This picture taken on June 9, 2012 shows Chinese archaeologists at work in the extended excavation of the Pit One of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum in Xian, as they measue and record the dimensions of the latest terracotta warrior find in Xian, China's Shaanxi province. Excavations in China have unearthed a stunning new collection of 2,000-year-old terracotta warriors and hundreds of other artefacts, as Chinese archaeologists unveiled 120 new terracotta warriors at the Qin Shihuang Unesco World Heritage site in Shaanxi province.

The new ancient army: Terracotta soldiers unearthed in China

Chinese archaeologists have unearthed more than 110 terracotta soldiers unseen for centuries. The soldiers, excavated near the Emperor Qin's mausoleum in the northern city of Xi'an, are part of an army built to 'guard' the resting place of the first Chinese emperor.