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6 edition of Terra-cotta soldiers found in the catalog.

Terra-cotta soldiers

army of stone

by Arlan Dean

  • 196 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Children"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Shaanxi Sheng (China)
    • Subjects:
    • Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, 259-210 B.C. -- Tomb -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese -- Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Shaanxi Sheng (China) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementArlan Dean.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      SeriesDigging up the past, Digging up the past (Childrens Press)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS747.9.C47 D43 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3392948M
      ISBN 100516251244, 0516250930
      LC Control Number2005002699

      On Ma , the first in an extensive collection of terra-cotta warriors was discovered in Xian, China. Local farmers came across pieces of a clay figure, and these shards led to the discovery of an ancient tomb, vast in its size and number of tomb was ordered to be built by Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of China. The portion containing his remains are still unexcavated. A collection of several thousand life-size figures, made of terracotta (burnt clay), depicting soldiers, officers and horses found in the tomb of the first Chinese emperor Qin Shi. During the funeral of the emperor in BCE the whole army was also placed in underground rooms. /5(K). This resource is a Google Doc linked to an interactive gallery on the Terra Cotta Army of Shi , workers digging a well outside of Xi’an, China, discovered a life-sized clay soldier. Archaeologists soon flooded into the area, unearthing thousands of terra cotta warriors. China’s first.


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This lovely little book, based on the latest research, brings the terra cotta warriors to life in 52 astonishing images. Like the millions of visitors to the on-site museum who see the figures in person, readers will marvel at the cavalry, archers, and infantry; lowly foot soldiers and high-ranking officers; figures of varying ages, with /5(13).

Digging Up the Past, a new subseries in the publisher's High Interest Books umbrella series for reluctant readers, includes this title on the 8, terra-cotta soldiers guarding the burial ground of third-century B.C.E. emperor Qin Shi Huangdi/5(2). The book is illustrated with photographs of Communist Chinese village life in the s, the Great Wall, and, of course, the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers.

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99 $ $ Hardcover $ $ 38 $ $ FREE Shipping. The book is illustrated with photographs of Communist Chinese village life in the s, the Great Wall, and, of course, the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers. It also features a special recipe from the story.

Praise for Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier. The book is illustrated with photographs of the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers and the Great Wall, as well as of Communist Chinese village life in the s during the Cultural Revolution.

There are some instances of praying “to gods known and unknown,” including the kitchen god, and a few references to drinking wine. /5(6). The Terracotta Army is one of the greatest, and most famous, archaeological discoveries of all time. 6, life-size figures of warriors and horses were interred in the Mausoleum of the First Emperor of China — each is individually carved, and they are thought to represent real members of the emperor’s army/5.

Very interesting children book, with a lot of illustration to help imagining the story building. The lead character, Ming, show a glimpse of "Modern China" under Chairman Mao, and his Terra-Cotta soldier companion, Shí, lead us into the tomb of Qin Shi Huang Di, the first emperor of Zhōngguó/5.

The book begins with the discovery of the terracotta warriors and then tells the history of the Qin Dynasty and as much as is known about the construction of the 3rd century BCE mausoleum, based on the work of the historian Sima Qian (–90 BCE).

He wrote that the First Emperor was buried with palaces, towers, officials, valuable artifacts Reviews:   The Terracotta Army refers to the thousands of life-size clay models of soldiers, horses, and chariots which were deposited around the grand mausoleum of Shi Huangdi, first emperor of China and founder of the Qin dynasty, located near Lishan in Shaanxi Province, central purpose of the army was likely to act as guardian figures for the tomb or to serve their ruler in the next : Mark Cartwright.

This lovely little book, based on the latest research, brings the terra cotta warriors to life in 52 astonishing images. Like the millions of visitors to the on-site museum who see the figures in person, readers will marvel at the cavalry, archers, and infantry; lowly foot soldiers and high-ranking officers; figures of varying ages, with.

The discovery of buried vaults at Xi'an filled with thousands of terra cotta warriors stunned the world (the figures in situ today). Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi's vast third-century B.C Author: Arthur Lubow. Readers also learn what life was like in s China during Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution, which Compestine herself experienced.

Photos throughout amplify the historical events and settings mentioned in the book, especially those related to the discovery of the terra-cotta soldiers 4/5. The clay head begins to speak, claiming to be Shí, one of thousands of terra-cotta soldiers created to protect the tomb of Emperor Qin, the ruthless leader who built the Great Wall of China.

As Shí tells Ming stories of his life in battle, they become fast friends. Maya, a comic-book–loving, anemic year-old Black girl, is suffering.

Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier is a children's historical novel with fantasy elements written by Ying Chang Compestine and her son, Vinson Compestine. It is. The book is illustrated with photographs of the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers and the Great Wall, as well as of Communist Chinese village life in the s during the Cultural Revolution.

There are some instances of praying “to gods known and unknown,” including the kitchen god, and a few references to drinking wine.5/5(1). The Terracotta Army is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in – BCE with the purpose of protecting the emperor in his afterlife.

The figures, dating from approximately the late third century BCE, were discovered in by local farmers in Lintong County, outside Xi. The Terra Cotta Warriors were part of this quest. Most of the statues measure 5 feet 11 inches tall but some soldiers are as tall as 6 foot 7 inches.

The Statues were made to represent all battalions in ancient Chinese Army. Some are plainclothes (spies); others are dressed like the cavalry while others are dressed like foot soldiers.

How to Book the Terracotta Army (Warriors) Tickets. There are two main ways to buy the Terracotta Warriors tickets: booking online and buying offline at the ticket office of the museum. Book Ticket Online. Specifically, there are 3 different channels for Terracotta Warriors tickets online booking.

All require you to have a Chinese phone number. Great Book for Adventurers This book is an exciting adventure to China with Ethan Sparks.

A true page turner. The reader will learn about the Terra Cotta Soldiers and China while enjoying a fast paced adventure!5/5(1). Our guide Rosa from [email protected] said we were very lucky, as the farmer who discovered the Terracotta Warriors was at the Terracotta Warrior Gift Shop located near the entrance of the Terracotta Warriors & could sign his book.

We thought the RMB we paid for the signed book was expensive but, worth it as it was signed by "the" farmer who discovered the Terracotta Warriors.

The Making of Terracotta Warriors. Our program in Xian is jam-packed with activities but before going to the Museum of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, we make a morning stop at the Xi’an Art Ceramics & Lacquer we have a quick tour of the factory to get a quick insight into the process for making terracotta warriors, which is interesting, but the real reason I suspect for.

China&#;s famous terra-cotta army has at least 8, soldiers. More than 2, years ago, this army was created to protect the tomb of the ancient Chinese emperor Qin Shihuang. Today, the army has immense value to archaeologists and Author: Emily Rose Oachs. Free 2-day shipping.

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The Terracotta Army is a collection of earthenware sculptures depicting the army of the First Emperor, mirroring the ranks, uniforms and weapons of real soldiers of the Qin dynasty ( BC). They were interred with Qin Shi Huang around. The book is illustrated with photographs of Communist Chinese village life in the s, the Great Wall, and, of course, the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers.

It also features a. The book is illustrated with photographs of Communist Chinese village life in the s, the Great Wall, and, of course, the excavated tomb with its many terra-cotta soldiers. It also features a special recipe from the story.

Praise for Secrets of the Terra-Cotta SoldierPages: Xi'an is the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, famous for its 3rd-century army of terracotta warriors. Most guided tours focus solely on the UNESCO-listed clay troops, but you have the option of adding on two other cultural sights during this customizable excursion, with choices including Banpo Museum, Muslim Street, or Big Wild Goose Pagoda.5/5().

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From shop shopliferelics. 5 out of. The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses can be crowded, so we recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

See all The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses tickets and tours on Tripadvisor/5(K). The clay army flanks the mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, whose short but formidable reign lasted from to B.C.

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The past field work of the Company has. Pit 1 is the largest pit of the underground Terracotta Army, in which there are over 6, terracotta warriors and horses. Most of the Pit 2 has not been fully excavated. There are some display windows displaying several typical types of terra-cotta warriors, such as those of Senior Officers, Kneeling Archers and Junior Officers, for visitors.

Qin Shi Huang (“First Sovereign Emperor”), emperor (reigned – BCE) of the Qin dynasty and creator of the first unified Chinese empire. Learn more about his life, death, and huge burial complex, which includes a life-size terra-cotta army, in this article. Terracotta Warriors Tickets Booking cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Discover and book Terracotta Warriors Tickets Booking on Tripadvisor. The terra-cotta army, as it is known, is part of an elaborate mausoleum created to accompany the first emperor of China into the afterlife, according to archaeologists.

The Terracotta Warriors were found Ma in Xi'an China. Read about this historic discovery and active excavation site. Use the questions in standardized test format to check comprehension and help students prepare for high-stakes testing. - Explore Sandi Twentyone's board "TerraCotta Soldiers" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Terracotta, Terracotta army, Terracotta warriors pins. Qin Shi Huangdi was buried with the terracotta army and court because he wanted to have the same military power and imperial status in the afterlife as he had enjoyed during his earthly lifetime.

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