The terra-cotta army

L'ESERCITO DI TERRACOTTA (ITA)

 

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win”


Sun Zu

Who are these 7000 warriors? Will they be victorious or defeated?

Qin Shi Huang Di—the First Emperor of Qin Ying Zheng decided to build a mausoleum full of things useful in the afterlife. How could be protected in an unknown place? So he decided to create a collection of warrior statues: the famous “terra-cotta army”.


The discovery happened in 1974 and till now it is continuously amazing in the details and precisions of statues, made only by clay.

The terra-cotta army is also explained in the infographic by Maria Cristina Caggiani:

 

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The terra-cotta army

L'ESERCITO DI TERRACOTTA (ITA)

“Victorious warriors
win first
and then go to war,
while defeated warriors
go to war first
and then seek to win”

Sun Zu

L'esercito di terracotta
 
 
“I guerrieri vittoriosi
prima vincono
e poi vanno in guerra,
mentre i guerrieri sconfitti
prima vanno in guerra
e poi cercano di vincere”

Sun Zu