Terracotta Warriors in the Hague

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Entrance in the Terracotta Warrior Exhibition

Entrance to the Terracotta Warrior Exhibition

The New Babylon venue in the Hague started their exhibit of the Terracotta Warriors on March 22, 2013.  So, what are the Terracotta Warriors?  The Terracotta Warriors (or army) are sculptures depicting the armies of the first ever emperor of China.  These collection have been buried since 210 BC and they were created to serve as an after-life protection to the emperor.  These Terracotta Warriors were only discovered in 1974 when a farmer found a part of the Terracotta pits.

Ancient Artifacts Display

Ancient Artifacts Display

Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors

It is a well-known fact that no two warriors face are alike.  Each of the Terracotta warriors have unique features.

The exhibition has more than 100 warriors set up with tents, carriages, and horse as well as other artifacts too.  And now, you can see these collection in the Netherlands.

Photo section with a Terracotta Warrior and a horse

Photo section with a Terracotta Warrior and a horse

More info:

– Website: http://www.expoterracottathehague.com/

– Hours: Daily 10:00 – 18:30

– Location: New Babylon Anna van Buerenplein 48 2595 DA The Hague

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Published 5 July, 2013

Posted in Museums, Museums in Netherlands, Things to do in Netherlands and tagged ,

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