The well preserved crossbow remains half buried in the ground beside a terracotta warrior. Photos: SCMP Pictures, AFP

Qin dynasty crossbow found at China’s Terracotta Army site may reveal secret of emperor’s success

A 2,200-year old 1.3-metre long crossbow believed to have had a range of up to 800 metres has been found by archaeologists during excavations in China

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The well preserved crossbow remains half buried in the ground beside a terracotta warrior. Photos: SCMP Pictures, AFP
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