Qin Shihuangdi's Funeral Complex

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The Archeological findings of Qin Shihuangdi’s Funeral Complex and the Terra Cotta Army In the mountains of Shaanxi, China, farmers came across one of the most significant archeological findings of all time. Hidden under what was thought a mountain, was the discovery of Emperor Qin Shihuangdi’s tomb. The significance of the tomb shows Qin’s power he possessed over his people. Inside were over 8,000 Terra Cotta clay soldiers along with horses, carts, merchants, weapons and chariots made from different medal. In all, over 700,000 people were used to build the tomb and it was built in just 38 years. This discovery reveals an immense amount of information about early Chinese civilization. During China’s warring state period, Shihuangdi Qin, from the western state of Qin and his army conquered the neighboring civilizations to them. He united them together to create China and proclaim himself Emperor in 221 B.C. He vastly expanded the Chinese Empire and standardized Chinese writing as well as created a bureaucracy in China. He was said to be a cruel Emperor he burned all the books that remained from previous Chinese civilizations and killed anyone who differed with his ideas. We know Qin was obsessed with wanting to live forever he constantly was trying to find herbs and resources to extend his life. Archeologist can only …show more content…

The government became a bureaucracy he strengthen the military, and made giant technological advances. Qin developed legalism forcing his power of the government on people, only forcing his power that enabled him to build his tomb. If his people did not follow these rules they would have been severely punished. Like other second wave civilizations China absorbed the religion of

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