Artifact Date:

1000 B.C. - A.D.

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC)

Creator:

Unknown

Creator Ancestory:

Chinese

Department:

The Museum Proper

Replica or Original:

Replica

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Primary Material:

Terracotta

Medium:

Statue

Dimensions:

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Four Terracotta Horses pull a chariot and rider into battle.
四匹俑馬拉著馬車和騎手們投入戰爭。

    

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.010.010

Catalogue Entry

The Terracotta Chariot Horses represent the war chariots of the Qin army that were drawn by four horses. The chariot's are accompanied and carried by three men, equipped with one driver, the leader on the left and a spearman on the right. 


In the 1980's, The Terracotta Warriors are a significant archeological embodiment of Chinese culture and history. During his reign in the Qin dynasty, Emperor Qin Shi Huang Di ordered the production of over 7,000 terracotta soldiers to surround his tomb and accompany him into the afterlife.


兵馬俑中的戰騎(馬)展示了秦軍的戰(馬)車需由四匹馬所牽引。 一輛戰車通常都是四人一組:三名男子,另加一名馬伕。左側為首領,右側為長矛手。


在1980年代,兵馬俑是中國文化和歷史的重要考古發現。 秦始皇在位期間,下令工匠製作7000多名兵馬俑去圍繞他的墳墓,以陪伴他進入來世。

Online References:

Artifact Date:

1000 B.C. - A.D.

Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC)

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Unknown

Creator:

Chinese

Creator Ancestry:

Catalogue Entry

Online References:

Department:

The Museum Proper

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Replica or Original:

Replica

Four Terracotta Horses pull a chariot and rider into battle.
四匹俑馬拉著馬車和騎手們投入戰爭。

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Statue

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Primary Material:

Terracotta

Medium:

Statue

Dimensions:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number:

1993.010.010

Terracotta Chariot Horses 戰騎