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Source Of Terra-cotta Warriors Found

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Modern science has helped the government confirm where the ancient makers of China's terra-cotta warriors dug earth from the ground to build the famed statues.

After three years of research, scientists have concluded the statues were fashioned near where they were found in the central city of Xi'an, the government said Thursday.

The warriors were unearthed from the tomb of Qin Shihuang, the emperor remembered for unifying China in about 220 B.C.

Nearly 8,000 life-sized terra-cotta warriors and horses along with tens of thousands of pieces of weaponry were uncovered in the 1970s from three pits less than a mile from the emperor's tomb. The purpose of the warriors and horses was to protect their ruler throughout eternity.

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