Department of Fine Arts to display China’s terracotta warriors

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China’s Terracotta Warriors will be on display in Bangkok from Sept. 15 – Dec. 15. (Photo Peter Morgan/Wikipedia)
China’s Terracotta Warriors will be on display in Bangkok from Sept. 15 – Dec. 15. (Photo Peter Morgan/Wikipedia)

The Department of Fine Arts putting China’s Terracotta Warriors on display at the Sivamok Phiman Throne Hall in the Bangkok National Museum for the next three months.

The exhibition, titled “Qin Shi Huang: The First Emperor of China and the Terracotta Warriors”, also features a collection of 133 relics that are over 2,200 years old. Visitors will see four life-sized terracotta warriors, one chariot and 86 relics found in a mausoleum in China. The exhibition is divided into zones, such as the period before the unification of China in 221 BC; the Qin dynasty and the Han dynasty. Furthermore, visitors will learn more about China’s ancient engineering skills and technology.

The exhibition is open 9am – 4pm, Wednesday through Sunday from September 15 to December 15. Admission tickets are priced at THB30 for Thai nationals and THB200 for foreigners. For more information, call 02-224-1402 or 02-224-1333.