Fast Fact Monday

How much do you know about the terra cotta warriors? Every Monday, we are going to dole out 5 quick facts to improve your knowledge— always a plus for your next trivia game.

1.) It took workers 36 years to produce the army meant to protect the Emperor in the afterlife.
2.) The clay for the figures came from Lishan, the mountain near the emperor’s tomb.
3.) The average weight of a warrior is about 440 pounds (200 kilos) and the average height is 5’9” (1.8 meters).
4.) The bodies of the warriors are hollow.
5.) The head, arms, and hands of the warriors were made from an ancient molding technique.


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