Terra-cotta warriors . By Eric & Joshua. Why they were built. The terra-cotta warriors were built to protect the emperor when he died. The emperor had craftsman make the clay terra- cotta warriors and they put them in the hole that the emperor was buried in. . What they were made of ?.
By Eric & Joshua
The first pit had the main forces of about 6,000 foot soldiers.
The second pit was much smaller than the first pit and had horses charioteers.
The third pit had 70 soldiers archaeologists think that the third pit is the headquarters.
The forth pit was recently found but it did have any soldiers.
In 1980, two bronze chariots were found by archaeologists
The photo below shows exactly what a war chariot would look like.