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Latest Terracotta Army Stories

2014-09-30 23:02:48

This is the last chance to see these ancient treasures in person and explore the latest discoveries surrounding the science of the paint.

Mystery Of The Binding Media In China's Polychrome Terracotta Army Solved
2014-08-04 03:59:49

Even as he conquered rival kingdoms to create the first united Chinese empire in 221 B.C., China's First Emperor Qin Shihuang ordered the building of a glorious underground palace complex, mirroring his imperial capital near present-day Xi'an, that would last for an eternity.

2014-05-11 23:02:58

Rare and priceless Terra Cotta Warriors make their only appearance in the United States at the world's largest children's museum in a unique and immersive exhibit.

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

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2012-06-13 14:32:22

Chinese archeologists have discovered an additional 100 clay warriors at Xi'an mausoleum, bringing the total number of soldiers to 8,000.

2011-08-03 00:00:29

On the heels of their last joint venture, The Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California and The Houston Museum of Natural Science have marshaled a new army for display, Warriors, Tombs, and Temples : China’s Enduring Legacy—opening at the Bowers Museum in celebration of Chinese National Day on Oct.

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2009-06-12 10:56:05

More clay figures of high-ranking officers may be revealed in the renewed excavation of China's famous terra cotta army, archaeologists said. A third phase of excavation is to begin Saturday on the largest of three pits containing the terra cotta army in Xian, in northwest China, China Daily reported Friday. The life-sized soldier and horse statues date from 210 B.C.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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