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The Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuangdi, the First Emperor of China, is one of the most spectacular and best-known finds in world archaeology. It was discovered by surprise in by peasants digging a well an 8,man garrison in battle-ready formation, spread across four pits. Here were life-size warriors made over two thousand years ago from fired clay (originally brightly painted. II. The Mail I t was the Dover road that lay, on a Friday night late in November, before the first of the persons with whom this history has business. The Dover road lay, as to him, beyond the Dover mail, as it lumbered up Shooter's Hill. He walked up hill in the mire by the side of the mail, as the rest of the passengers did; not because they had the least relish for walking exercise, under. Michael Wood's Story of England is a six-part BBC documentary series written and presented by Michael Wood and airing from 22 September It tells the story of one place, the Leicestershire village of Kibworth, throughout the whole of English history from the Roman era to modern times. The series focuses on tracing history through ordinary people in an ordinary English town, with current Genre: Documentary. Xian Tombs of Qin Dynasty. In , peasants digging a well near the city of Xian, in Shaanxi province, China, stumbled upon a cache of life-size, .
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