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Emperor Qin and His Terracotta Warriors: Travel Through the Middle Kingdom

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Since their excavation, the Terracotta Warriors have impressed the whole world with their artistic, cultural, and scientific significance. They are considered one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in China and an eighth ?Wonder of the World?. In 1987, UNESCO listed the Qin Shihuang Mausoleum and Terracotta Warriors as one of the world's Cultural Heritage sites. Learn the history of the time; witness the sites through artifacts, diagrams, and panoramic views of the formations in the vaults; see how headgear, uniforms, armor, and facial features distinguished the ranks of the figures; and much more. Over 150 inspiring photographs will thrill and impress any adventurer and traveler alike.

This book also includes tips on the best time to travel to the region, how to get there, schedules and ticket information, hints how to experience the museum, and even what to eat where you?re there?this captivating look at these masterpieces will be a impressive spectacle for any reader.

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ISBN:
9781602203006
Author:
Xu, Weimin
Publisher:
Reader's Digest Association
Author:
Weimin, Xu
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travel -- China.
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
183
Dimensions:
9.70x7.69x.56 in. 1.14 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Since their excavation, the Terracotta Warriors have impressed the whole world with their artistic, cultural, and scientific significance. They are considered one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in China and an eighth ?Wonder of the World?. In 1987, UNESCO listed the Qin Shihuang Mausoleum and Terracotta Warriors as one of the world's Cultural Heritage sites. Learn the history of the time; witness the sites through artifacts, diagrams, and panoramic views of the formations in the vaults; see how headgear, uniforms, armor, and facial features distinguished the ranks of the figures; and much more. Over 150 inspiring photographs will thrill and impress any adventurer and traveler alike.

This book also includes tips on the best time to travel to the region, how to get there, schedules and ticket information, hints how to experience the museum, and even what to eat where you?re there?this captivating look at these masterpieces will be a impressive spectacle for any reader.

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