The emperor's silent army : terracotta warriors of Ancient China /

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by O'Connor, Jane.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Viking, (New York :) Physical details: 48 p. : col. ill., maps ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, --259-210 B.C. --Tomb. | Qin shi huang, Emperor of China, --259-210 B.C. | Archaeology. | Terra-cotta sculpture, Chinese --Qin-Han dynasties, 221 B.C.-220 A.D. | China --Antiquities. | China --History --Qin dynasty, 221-207 B.C. | Shaanxi Sheng (China) --Antiquities. Year : 2002 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

Describes the archaeological discovery of thousands of life-sized terracotta warrior statues in northern China in 1974, and discusses the emperor who had them created and placed near his tomb.