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.  

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Regional

Robotaxis roaming around Yokohama are winning over unlikely fans Premium
KL is the World’s Best City for expats, survey finds Premium
Hong Kong to launch China-style health code on Dec 10 Premium
Selangor approves original ECRL northern alignment Premium
Philippines activists push new petition seeking Marcos election ban Premium
Lee Hsien Loong invites Johor Sultan to make official visit to Singapore Premium
Chip shortage risks becoming a glut in 2023 as fabs scramble to add capacity, say analysts Premium
Korean drama ‘Squid Game’ wins breakthrough series prize at US Gotham Awards Premium
Rains trigger floods and landslides in Vietnam, 18 missing Premium
EPF branches in KL and Labuan to close on Dec 3 Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers