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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The Terracotta Warrior is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210-209 BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife.
秦始皇兵馬俑是一組秦始皇兵馬俑,描繪了秦始皇的軍隊。它是公元前210-209年與皇帝一起埋葬的一種喪葬藝術,目的是保護皇帝后世。

    

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Sculpture

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.010.002

Catalogue Entry

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

The Terracotta Warrior is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210-209 BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife.
秦始皇兵馬俑是一組秦始皇兵馬俑,描繪了秦始皇的軍隊。它是公元前210-209年與皇帝一起埋葬的一種喪葬藝術,目的是保護皇帝后世。

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Sculpture

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Primary Material:

Terracotta

Medium:

Statue

Dimensions:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number:

1993.010.002

Terracotta Warrior (2)