Fast Fact Monday

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1.The warrior’s suits consisted of up to 250 tiles, which were attached to one-another by straps, buttons, and sometimes colored ribbons.
2. There are no terra cotta soldiers with helmets or shields.
3. To date, no pottery kiln large enough to fire full-size soldiers and horses has been found in the vicinity of the army.
4. Originally, the terra cotta warriors were entirely painted with bright and colorful pigments, while horses were painted brown and black.
5. The artisans that created the terra cotta warriors used cinnabar, malachite, and azurite, as well as bone white and ‘Han purple.


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