Notes on Antique Textiles, Folk Art & Timeless Traditions – Jaina Mishra

Terracotta Warriors, Xi’an – a photo gallery

Made of . These and other artifacts like bells, cranes, amulets and weapons are all widely speculated by experts to be part of the recreation of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s court in his afterlife.

The terracotta army buried near the tomb of the First Emperor of China  – Emperor Qin Shi Huang  was unearthed in 1974 outside Xi’an.

A few images of the low-fired clay intricate statues including a general (one of nine in the world), two archers, infantrymen, a cavalry officer, a charioteer, a strongman and a horse that are being exhibited by the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore.

Note the unique expression on the faces of the individual warriors

Note the spectrum of  designs of costume and head dress designs…

For a larger set of pro images, please visit


July 2011

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