Talk:Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor

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Pronunciation[edit]

The name, Qin, is pronounced "Chin". It would be helpful if text made this clear. Virgil H. Soule (talk) 22:01, 28 May 2014 (UTC)

Excavation Schedule?[edit]

With such historical significance, it is hard to imagine that no timetable exists for the excavation of the emperor's tomb. Has anyone had any luck finding such a schedule? 163.29.35.147 (talk) 02:10, 1 June 2015 (UTC)

The original discovery[edit]

The article doesn't say anything about *how* this magnificent necropolis was actually discovered, but I've always heard the story that it was found by accident, by some local peasants plowing in the ground or doing some kind of construction work. It would have been in the mid-seventies. This sounds likely, but can someone check it and confirm? 83.251.170.27 (talk) 23:10, 22 October 2015 (UTC)

The article is about the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, which people have always known is in the area. The accidental discovery is the Terracotta Army which was not known to exist, and it has its own article and its discovery is mentioned there. Strictly speaking the discovery has no place here, because the discovery is about a related but different subject, although its discovery sparked interest in the mausoleum and the excavation of the necropolis. Hzh (talk) 12:02, 23 August 2016 (UTC)

Interesting material on the design of the tomb[edit]

For those who are experts on this topic please note the following source:

Despite the title's focus, the actual article mainly discusses the design elements of the tomb. Koala Tea Of Mercy (KTOM's Articulations & Invigilations) 22:02, 24 October 2016 (UTC)