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Have you ever dreamed about being an archaeologist? Visiting the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis gives you a chance to experience real archaeological discoveries as you explore the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Seti I, the terra cotta warriors excavation site in China, and Captain Kidd’s shipwreck off the coast of the Dominican Republic. The National Geographic Treasures of the Earth exhibit was created with the assistance of the National Geographic Society and opens on June 11, 2011. Watch this video to get an amazing behind-the-scenes look at the exhibit!
The life-size Terra Cotta Warriors from China are on display beginning today at National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.
Visitors can stand face-to-face with the 2,000-year-old statues, which were created to guard the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuangdi. The exhibit will be open until March 31, 2010.
Learn about Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor exhibit.
Watch a video of the artifacts being unearthed.