The Terracotta Army is one of the wonders of the ancient world and a cultural relic which many believe needs to be protected with the upmost seriousness. It’s one of the top archaeological finds of the twentieth century at over two thousand, two hundred years old and part of the world’s largest imperial tomb complex at four miles square! As recently as March 2015 an almost complete crossbow was unearthed. The bow back, string, crossbow body were all well-preserved.
These worksheets help your student to discover more about the Terracotta Army and who discovered them, local farmers who were digging a new well. Their task is to write a letter to their family as one of the farmers who first discovered the Warriors or a report for a magazine as one of the archaeologists who helped unearthed the other pits.