The Emperor's Silent Army

The Emperor's Silent Army

Terracotta Warriors of Ancient China

Book - 2002
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Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2002
ISBN: 9780670035120
Characteristics: 48 p. : col. ill., col. map


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Aug 17, 2015

Classification under India-sculpture?...

In 1974, three Chinese farmers discovered the pottery head of a soldier. When archaeologists came to try to find the body, they find thousands more of these life-size statutes, which had been standing guard for more than 2,200 years. How and why did they get there?

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