Tomb of Shihuangdi

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The tomb of Shihuangdi is one of the marvelous sites in the world that includes in the list of most historical places of china.

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Tomb of ShihuangdiMystery behind the construction of Tomb of ShihuangdiStudents nameProfessors nameInstitutions nameDate:Mystery behind Tomb of ShihuangdiThe tomb of Shihuangdi is one of the marvelous sites in the world that includes in the list of most historical places of china. It was constructed by the first emperor of china, Shi Huangdi (246 210 BC). He ordered the construction of this tomb when he was just at the age of thirteen. Its construction period ended up taking 37 years and about 700,000 laborers have participated in the construction of this tomb. This 2,200 years old tomb was discovered in 1974, by a group of Chinese farmers during digging wells. At first thoughts they were astonished by its majestic construction, thought why someone had built such a marvelous tomb. It is most shocking archaeological discoveries of all the time. There are many theories exist regarding the construction of this extravagant tomb. One of these theories confirms that emperor Shihuangdi had built this for himself in order to retain his power everlasting. To remain powerful all the time he bought more than 8,000 life size warriors statues plus carriages a

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