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"Kneeling Archer" Terracotta Army Tip by Willettsworld

Terracotta Army, Xi'an: 161 reviews and 357 photos


This is probably the most famous of all the 8,000 warriors found so far. Cloaked in upper-body armour and kneeling in a state of preparation, this archer is alert although his wooden bow has disintegrated. His square-toed shoes are studded for extra grip.

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  • Written Sep 5, 2009
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