Fast Facts on the Terra Cotta Warriors

Fast Fact Trivia Challenge:
Quick: What decorates the armor of the generals in the terra cotta amry?
Answer: Read on to find out.


1. The ceilings of the tomb were made of large tree trunks.
2. Officers on chariots would carry a bell and drum to give signals during battle.
3. Qin Shihuangdi ruled as China’s First Emperor between 221 and 210 BC.
4. Many different workshops produced the palace’s roof tiles. The tiles were stamped with information about the workshop that made them.
5. Sets of body armor and helmets are not uniform, but vary according to the rank and function of the soldiers for whom they were made. For example, generals’ armor is often adorned with tied ribbons.


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