Last Updated on 10/28/2005 by bidz

IOL: Terracotta army found to be guarding treasure

October 23 2005 at 06:20AM
By Karla Adam

“Beijing’s terracotta army appears to have been guarding more than just the body of China’s first emperor after a magnetic scan revealed what appeared to be buried treasure.

New images of the 2 000-year-old imperial resting place showed a bounty of coins scattered about in the sealed-off tomb. There is a ‘remarkable number of coins’, officials said.”

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