The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock
The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese history

China’s top archaeological finds: from lost civilisation and terracotta army to world’s oldest noodles

  • Artworks unearthed Sichuan point to the existence of a previously unknown civilisation – the latest in a series of discoveries that shed new light on the past
  • Previous finds range from the tomb of the first emperor to early examples of food and drink

Topic |   Chinese history
The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock
The Terracotta warriors, found in Xian in the 1970s, are the best known Chinese discovery. Photo: Shutterstock
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