Qin Shi Huang

Mortal Combat – John Wilson

With the British Museum about to exhibit an unprecedented (outside China) collection of terracotta soldiers from Qinshi Huangdi’s tomb, New Statesman Magazine writes about the First Emperor and his legacy: Standing next to me on the hilltop is Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum, who is here in the name of cultural diplomacy. His […]

China’s Army is Force of Enlightenment – Neil MacGregor

Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, writes in The Times about the terracotta warriors from Qin Shi Huangdi’s mausoleum, which will be displayed next month at his museum, in the largest exhibition of objects from the tomb complex ever to travel abroad: It is now more than 30 years since a peasant digging a […]



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