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The Terracotta Army is a life-size clay army (Hardy 13) built as, the 1st Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang’s tomb (Hardy 10). It includes over 8000 soldiers, 130 chariots, 520 horses, and 150 cavalry horses (Terracotta) because the Emperor wanted to have them just in case he wanted company in the after-life (Roach). In this amazing life-size army there were three pits filled with soldiers, chariots, horses, and even a officer’s command station (Terracotta). No one knows how long it actually took to build, but it must have taken a long time because it took 7000 craftsman to build this colossal clay army, and it didn't even get finished! These astonishing soldiers were not only made of clay, but the army received its name by...

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