The Eternal Army: The Terracotta Soldiers of the First Emperor by Roberto CiarlaThe Eternal Army: The Terracotta Soldiers of the First Emperor by Roberto Ciarla

The Eternal Army: The Terracotta Soldiers of the First Emperor

Text byRoberto CiarlaPhotographerAraldo De Luca

Paperback | February 7, 2012

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More than 22 centuries ago, in China's northwestern Shaanxi province, the first Qin emperor was buried in a magnificent tomb surrounded by an army of some 7,000 terra-cotta soldiers. This lavish volume offers a detailed look at that astonishing army, and the life and times of the man whose resting place it guards. Combining photographs taken expressly for the book with essays by leading experts, this is both a profile of a legendary figure and an unprecedented view of a spectacular archaeological site.

 
Roberto Ciarla is an Orientalist and archaeologist and has directed and participated in numerous excavations in Asia. Since 1982 he has been curator of the Far East section of the National Museum of Oriental Art in Rome. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Italian Institute for Africa and the Orient and numerous cult...
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Title:The Eternal Army: The Terracotta Soldiers of the First EmperorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 11.8 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:White Star PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8854406279

ISBN - 13:9788854406278

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