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Emperor's Ghost Army

Season 41 Episode 20 | 53m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

In central China, a vast underground mausoleum conceals a life-size terracotta army of cavalry, infantry, horses, chariots, weapons, administrators, acrobats, and musicians, all built to serve China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, in the afterlife. Lost and forgotten for over 2,200 years, this clay army, 8,000-strong, stands poised to help the First Emperor rule again beyond the grave.

Aired: 11/12/14

Expires: 11/11/24

Rating: TV-PG

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