Fast Facts

This is a re-post of an earlier entry but with so many new visitors, we thought we’d bring them back for a while!

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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