Bronze Horses From Qin Dynasty 210 BC
These horses are part of "No. 2 Bronze Chariot and Horses" in the Shaanxi History Museum in Shaanxi Province. They are one of two unearthed in December 1980. Over 2,000 years ago they were encased in a wooden box and buried in a trench 26 feet down. After recovery and extensive restoration, they were unveiled in 1983 ("No. 1...." was not unveiled until 1988). These statues are 1/2-scale models. The chariot measures 10½ feet long and 3½ feet high. It weighs over 2,700 pounds.
For more information about Xi'an, see Terracotta Warriors 210 BC.
Photographic details: Canon EOS 7D camera w/ EF 16-35 f/2.8 L USM autofocus lens set at 26mm. Flash was not used. Camera was on f/5.6 for 1/10 sec at ISO 6400.
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