Fast Fact Monday

Here are a few fast facts to start off your work week. We promise to make your next water-cooler chat– a bit more than the norm.

1. The warriors were first discovered in 1974 by local villagers in Xian, China.
2. Scholars estimate that there are over 7,000 life-size figures of soldiers, charioteers, archers and cavalrymen. Only about 1,000 have been excavated.
8. The unique faces of each warrior may have been copied from live humans believed to be in the army.
9. Each warrior was covered with lacquer and then painted with colors made from minerals.
10. Terra cotta horses were fired in one piece except for their tails and forelocks.


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