Saturday, August 8, 2009

Xian slideshows

Ban Po neolithic village
Archeological excavation of a village occupied from 4500 BCE to 3750 BCE. Evidence of a matriarchal culture
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11790404@N02/sets/72157621961370356/show/

Terracotta Warriors
Constructed by emperor Qin Shi Huang around 240 BCE as part of his tomb, the army consists of 8,000 terracotta soldiers, horses and chariots
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11790404@N02/sets/72157621836851639/show/

Xian street scenes
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11790404@N02/sets/72157621984236858/show/

Big Goose Pagoda
Completed in 652 CE, this pagoda was used to house Buddhist sutras brought back from India by monk Xuan Zang
http://www.flickr.com/photos/11790404@N02/sets/72157621859702461/show/


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