Facts on the Terracotta Warriors:
The terracotta army buried near the tomb of the First Emperor of China, Shi Huangdi (259 - 210 BCE), is perhaps the most important archaeological discovery of our time. Unearthed in 1974 outside Xi’an, the thousands of pottery soldiers and horses are striking works of art that tell us a great deal about early China. For the first time in Singapore, see the genuine terracotta warriors from the First Emperor’s tomb. Look out for 100 artefacts from Shaanxi, China, including beautiful jade, bronze and gold objects. The Han dynasty inherited the legacy of unified China, and charming terracotta figures from this later period show how the First Emperor’s tomb influenced later burials.