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How were China’s legions of terra-cotta warriors made? Experts have pieced it together; Marcos Martinon-Torres; National Geographic

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Creating thousands of live-size soldier statues to protect the mausoleum of China’s first emperor was a massive operation, requiring many steps and close collaboration.

Source: How were China’s legions of terra-cotta warriors made? Experts have pieced it together.

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