Fast Fact Monday

Creating each warrior wasn’t just a work of art. Instead, it was a scientific and artistic exploration into the very warriors who made up the army. Did you know that….

1. The bodies of the warriors are hollow.
2. The head, arms, and hands of the warriors were made from an ancient molding technique.
3. The unique faces of each warrior may have been copied from live humans believed to be in the army.
4. Each warrior was covered with lacquer and then painted with colors made from minerals.
5. Terra cotta horses were fired in one piece except for their tails and forelocks.


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