Xianyang Museum ed: XIANYANG YANGJIAWAN XIHAN CAIHUI BING MA YONG. Painted Terracotta Warriors and Horses from Yangjiawan, Xianyang City. Xi'an, 2013. 195 pp. Numerous colour plates. B/w text drawings. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 70.00
Describes and illustrates the impressive find in 1965 of over 2000 Han dynasty terracotta warriors and horsemen at Yangjiawan near the mausoleum of the Han emperor, Liu Bang, who died in 195 BC. The tomb figurines are large, being one-third life-size. They are now held in the collection of Xianyang Museum near Xi'an in China. Illustrated throughout with numerous examples and with a useful descriptive text. Prefaces, introductions to sections and captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese. Hard to obtain.
Subjects: Ceramics Archaeology
Item 647 in List 203.
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