terracotta warriors

China Plans New Terracotta Warrior Dig

From AP: China plans to excavate more of the life-size terracotta warriors at the famed ancient tomb of the country’s first emperor, an official newspaper said Wednesday. Archeologists hope to uncover more figures of...

Eco Protestor Puts Masks On China’s Terracotta Warriors – AFP

A protester concerned about climate change hangs surgical masks on two of the Terra Cotta warriors on display at London’s British Museum right around the time Hu Jintao was lecturing the 17th Party Congress delegates on the need environmentally-conscious economic growth: Martin Wyness jumped over barriers to place the masks bearing the slogan “CO2 emission […]

Earliest Tomb Figures Discovered in NW China Village – Xinhua

From Xinhua: Archaeologists have unearthed four colored tomb figures in a tomb in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC-221 BC). The four colored wooden tomb figures, about 80 centimeters tall, are believed to be at least 500 years older than that of the terracotta warriors and horses of Qin […]

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