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China's Terracotta Army gets digital boost with 360° video

Daily Mail - May 19, 2017
Each year, thousands of people flock to Shaanxi, China, to visit the iconic Terracotta Army, which depicts the artillery of Qin Shi Huang: the country's first Emperor. But, over four decades after it was inadvertently excavated in 1974, technology has ...

See China's famous Terracotta Army from home on a 360-degree virtual tour

South China Morning Post - May 22, 2017
Tourists don't need to travel to Xian to see China's famous terracotta warriors any more – they can now see them from the comfort of their home on a virtual tour. Described as the eighth wonder of the world, the army of soldiers buried with the first ...

China's famous Terracotta Army gets digital boost

CCTV - May 19, 2017
China's world famous Terracotta Army attraction has been given a digital boost thanks to the Chinese web-based encyclopedia Baidu Baike, in partnership with the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum. Together they've created a large-scale, ...

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The Terracotta Army of the First Emperor of China

by: William Lindesay
The incredible army comes to life in photographs, diagrams and lucid text. Who commissioned this massive military tableau? What was its purpose? How many people worked on it and for how long? The answers are all here in this book—the amazing story behind
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Ming's Adventure with the Terracotta Army: A Terracotta Army General 'Souvenir' comes alive and swoops Ming away!

by: Li Jian
This beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells a story about China's most famous archealogiclal site—the terracotta soldiers of Xi'an.

When a special exhibition of terracotta warriors comes to town, Ming and his mother goes to see them at the museum. To remember this exciting event, Ming's mother buys him a little figurine of a General to keep in his room at home. But at midnight, Ming wakes up and finds the General figurine is alive and he has a copper carriage ready to take Ming to his home in Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Tomb in Xi'an, China.
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The Terra Cotta Army: China’s First Emperor and the Birth of a Nation

by: John Man
The Terra Cotta Army is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries ever made. Over seven thousand life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the mausoleum of the first emperor of China—and each figure was individually carved.

Weaving together history and a first-hand account of his experiences in China, John Man tells the fascinating story of how and why these astonishing figures were created in the third century BC, and how they have become a symbol of China's history, culture, and society.
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The Terracotta Army: The History of Ancient China’s Famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses

by: Charles River Editors
*Includes pictures
*Includes ancient accounts of the emperor's reign and description of his tomb
*Describes how the Terracotta Army was designed and created
*Includes a bibliography for further reading

“The terracotta army was a one-off creation, original in both concept and execution, unmentioned in any source, no sooner buried than destroyed and forgotten. … Why so realistic? Why this many? Why full-size? Why clay? … The initial inspiration was the need to duplicate a new force, of which the main element was infantry, conscripted from the emperor’s newly acquired masses of peasants, and protected not with custom-made armor but with scales of leather and simple, standardized weapons.
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Terracotta Army: The greatest archaeological find of the 20th century - BBC News

In March 1974, Chinese farmers digging a well unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century - the buried Terracotta Army. After coming across a ...

Terracotta Army, Xian, China in 4K (Ultra HD)

The Terracotta Army was created during the reign of the first emperor of China's Qin dynasty (221-207 B.C.), to protect the emperor's tomb. 700000 people ...

The Immortal Emperor. Qin Shi Huang. BBC Documentary.

BBC Documentary about Qin Shi Huang, his Mausoleum, and the Terracotta Army. Presented by Tony Spawforth. 1996.

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रहस्यमय टेराकोटा आर्मी | Mystery of Terracotta Army in Hindi

The Terracotta Army (Chinese: 兵马俑; literally: \