Trio seek credit for terracotta warriors’ find

THREE villagers in northwest China are claiming the right to be officially recognised as the discoverers of the famous terracotta warriors guarding the tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), according to local media.  

Last Thursday, Yang Xinman, Yang Peiman and Yang Peiyan handed an application to the Qin Shihuang Terracotta Warriors and Chariots Museum, where the relics have been on display since they were discovered in 1974.  

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