- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: March 15, 1998
In 1974, a Chinese peasant digging a well in the shadow of Mount Li found his progress blocked by a strange obstacle. More digging showed he had struck an ancient statue. Much, much more excavation revealed that the statue was one of 8,000 terra-cotta warriors, the life sized statues arranged in battle formation.
TOMB OF THE TERRA-COTTA WARRIORS details this amazing discovery, and ventures back in time to tell of the man who had this motionless army assembled, and whose tomb they guard. It is a mesmerizing journey back 2,200 years, to when China's first ruler, Ch'in Shihuang, forged an empire. Testimony from archaeologists and Chinese scholars and stunning computer graphics reveal the controversial connections between modern day China, her first emperor, and the unique army that stand guard over what may become the most electrifying archaeological discovery of all time the unopened tomb of Emperor Ch'in Shihuang.