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 Warriors are a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shihuangdi.
兵馬俑是一組描繪秦始皇軍隊的陶俑。

    

Classification/Category:

Furnishings

Specific Classification:

Sculpture

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.010.007

Catalogue Entry

In 1974, the Terracotta warriors were unearthed at the gravesite of Qin Shihuamdi, the first emperor of China. The reign of Qin Shihuang promoted unity for the first time in China, during the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). The Terracotta Warriors are a form of funerary art, buried with the emperor with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife.


1974年,秦始皇陵墓出土兵馬俑。秦始皇在秦朝(公元前 221-206 年)期間首次促進了中國的統一。兵馬俑是一種喪葬藝術,與皇帝一起埋葬,目的是保護皇帝的來世。

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

The Terracotta Warriors are a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shihuangdi.
兵馬俑是一組描繪秦始皇軍隊的陶俑。

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:

1993.010.007

Terracotta Warrior (7) 兵馬俑 (7)