Housed inside a specialized hangar, it covers 5.43 acres (22,000 square meters) and is organized in 11 columns according to the army rank of the soldiers. Qin dynasty (221–206 B.C.). } } + 'Signup failed. expiration_minutes: 5 // Extends jQuery with a function to serialize to JSON callback: function() { SURVEY . // Signup validation } .removeClass('slideOutDown slideOutUp') function initNewsletterSignup() { ), Lintong (Xi'an), Shaanxi Province, China. False . checkCookies(); What is Terracotta? But like so many ancient civilizations, a lot of work went into all after life. .addClass( 'slideIn' + upOrDown ); The Terracotta Army was not disturbed over the past 2000 years. $modal.addClass( $modal.hasClass('slideInUp') ? Want to stay ahead of the art world? A hard baked clay. }) describe the Terracotta army… The Terracotta Army is a collection of literally thousands of clay figures, many of which are life-size, or close to it. // FUNCTIONS In 1974, archaeologists discovered the Terracotta Army buried in Lintong, Shaanxi, China, near the tomb of the first emperor, Qin Shi Huang (259 BCE-210 BCE). if(valid){ + '