"High-ranking Officer" Terracotta Army Tip by Willettsworld

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This is one of seven generals found in the pits. The height, clothing and headgear of this officer all indicate his high rank. He wears double-layered robes under a colourful fish-scaled armour, and a high headgear tied with ribbons under the chin. His shoes are with square opening and upward-bending tips. There are eight knots made of ribbons to decorate the armour, three knots on the front plate, and three on the back and one knot each on the shoulder.

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  • Written Sep 5, 2009
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