The terracotta warriors
As one of the world’s eight wonders, the Terracotta Warrior is definitely an incredible creation.
Actually, it is part of the pyramid tomb of QingShihu
ang who unified the seven warring kingdoms and named the united country china. Emperors before QingShihuang used human sacrifice, but productivity needed a lot of labors. So the caly-men were used to replace live human beings. The 8000 strong army of clay were made by Ancient craftmen. It took thousands of craftmen ten years to finish this splendor. A staggring find is that each life-size figure seems individual, incluing infantry, archers, generals three pits. Each of them is and weighs up to 300 cannot help wondering clay-men were the portraits of and calvary in
near 2 meters tall kilograms. People whether the these emperor ’s
warriors or the product of the warrior-makers’ imagination? It is believed that the warriors were made from red clay which has a feature of sticky and hard. After years of exploration, scientists think that the weapon manufacturing was standarized with some precise moulds.
The ancient method is clay-coiling which may take monthes to finish one warrior. Nowadays, people prefer to stamp different body parts out of moulds and then make a complete one.
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