How the terracotta army may have been formed

November 15, 2014 11:58 AM

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How the terracotta army may have been formed

Life-sized sculptures of warriors stand upright in the pit where they were unearthed in 1974 in Xian, China, in this Oct. 16, 2004 file photo. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev, File)

A massive army of terracotta warriors, commissioned by China's first emperor in 246 BC, has mesmerized archaeologists since its discovery in 1974. Slowly, researchers have learned the secrets of the amazing clay statues, including how they were painted, but were still puzzled by how their realistic ...

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