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Here’s a great article on the legendary tomb of Emperor Qin Shihuang, known mostly as the unifier of China, as well as his hobby projects such as the building of the Great Wall, and the construction of his Terracotta Army. His tomb lies unopened, with much speculation as to what treasures it may contain, and what defences it may have against intrusion:

Recently Guo Zhikun, a specialist in the history of the Qin and Han dynasties, gave a press conference in Xi’an, the capital city of west China’s Shaanxi Province, in which he disclosed his academic research results focusing on the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shihuang, making bold guesses about the mysterious tomb complex that fascinates the whole world.

The article runs through Guo Zhikun’s five guesses as to what may lie within the tomb – and it’s Indiana Jones material (no crystal skulls though). For an older story about Qin Shihuang here on TDG, see this update. Also I’ve previously posted a fascinating video documentary titled The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China, which is well worth viewing.