It started with a lost warrior.
While en route from China to San Francisco's Asian Art Museum, one of eight ancient terracotta warriors--arguably ...
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Though nothing like seeing the whole army of close to 8,000 soldiers, with horses, weapons excavated, seeing even one of these masterpieces from 2,000 years ago engenders a strange sense of the sublime.
Less than 40 years ago in the Shaanxi province of north-central China, farmers accidentally unearthed fragments of what would become one of the world's greatest archaeological finds.
Archaeologists in China's northern Xi'an city have excavated another 100 terracotta warriors, including a much-prized army officer, near the tomb of t...
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