Emperor Carriage Museum
Emperor Carriage Museum is divided into two sections. The first section mainly exhibits the archaeological findings in the capital of Eastern Zhou Dynasty and some cultural relics of Eastern Zhou. This section is made up of four parts. Each part respectively consists of a map which showing the location of the five ancient capitals, introduction to the Royal City of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty, discoveries of the king's grave area and instructs about the discovery and excavation of the site, some precious artifacts of the Eastern Zhou.
The second section of the museum exhibits the two chariot-horse pits of the 17 ones discovered during the excavation of the capital square. These pits were unearthed in 2002 and 2003 and the largest pit is about 42 meters long by 7.3 meters long. Among all the chariots discovered in Luoyang by far, the northern Emperor's Six-horse Chariot is the largest. This well-conserved chariot is 42.6m long, 7.4m wide and 2.2~2.7m deep. Wheels of the chariots and the skeletal remains of horses can be seen in this section.
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