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Terracotta Soldiers

By mickp
Shot in natural light. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum, Lintong County, Shaanxi province, China.
Life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations.

Tags: General China Xian Terracotta Landscape and travel Wariors

Voters: liparig, KarenFB, AlanBW and 6 more


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liparig 18 233 United States
23 Apr 2007 5:55PM
amazing photo must have been quite the experience to see these in real life, well done
joe
KarenFB Plus
16 5.9k 184 England
23 Apr 2007 6:01PM
What a fantastic sight - I should love to see them 'in the flesh'! Considering the lighting you've done brilliantly.
superman 16 5 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2007 6:02PM
love this, nice 1
mickp 16 9 7 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2007 6:03PM
Thanks for your click it's not every day on a business trip that I get time to sight see.
Mick
AlanBW 16 20 England
23 Apr 2007 6:04PM
A wonderful sight
RickP 15 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2007 6:08PM
Great!!! Would love to see them.
mickp 16 9 7 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2007 6:09PM
Thanks for the comments, I'll post a few more in the coming days. It truely is an amazing place to visit.
Mick
kaybee 18 8.4k 27 Scotland
23 Apr 2007 11:09PM
A sneaky shot or are they allowing photography now?
mickp 16 9 7 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2007 8:49AM
Yes, you are allowed to take photographs but restricted to no flash or tripods allowed.
Mick
24 Apr 2007 6:56PM
Looks so real in this light Mick, great angle, well done, Adrian
12 Jul 2007 4:23PM
amazing place to have been great use of light

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