New terracotta warriors museum relics on display

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According to, 116 cultural relics at the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang (259 BC- 210 BC) are now on display to the public.

The Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang is known for its mysteries. Since the 1950s, more than 10 huge sites, 600 subordinate tombs and pits, and 50,000 cultural relics have been excavated by archeologists.


The skull of a teen prince. The traces of arrowhead on his face suggest that he could be murdered by the second emperor of the Qin Dynasty. 

The skull of a teen prince was excavated at Shangjiao village, outside the mausoleum. Wang Yun, a researching staff member of the terracotta warriors and horses at the Emperor Qin Shihuang Museum, explained that the prince might have been playing when he was unexpectedly shot, since it looks as if he's in a state of agony and terror.

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