Evesham & District

Qin Dynasty 221-207BC

Qin Shi Huang literally means "First Emperor of the Qin", is one of the most controversal figures in Chinese History.He was responsible for building much of the Great wall and major canal works bringing water from the south to northern provinces.
Very fearful of his death, always looking for the elixir to prolong his life.
He became Emperor at age of 13years and immediately commissioned the building of a mausoleum at the foot of the Li mountains. In one way he did achieve immortality. In 209BC he was entombed in a magnificant mausoleum under the guard of the now famous Terracotta Warriors. 8000 so far discovered.