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3rd excavation of Terra-cotta Warriors planned

2009-06-12 13:22:33 GMT2009-06-12 21:22:33 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on June 11, 2009 shows No. 1 pit of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years. (Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on June 11, 2009 shows No. 1 pit of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years.(Xinhua Photo)

Photo taken on June 11, 2009 shows No. 1 pit of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years. (Xinhua Photo)

Workers make preparations for the systematic excavation of No. 1 pit of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 11, 2009. Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years. (Xinhua Photo)

Workers make preparations for the systematic excavation of No. 1 pit of the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shihuang, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 11, 2009. Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years.(Xinhua Photo)

Archeologists have planned to start the third large-scale excavation of the Terra-cotta Warriors on June 13, China's fourth Cultural Heritage Day, after a halt of over 20 years.

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