The First Emperor

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A private view of The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army, which explores one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of the twentieth century, giving an insight into China's First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, and his legacy.

The exhibition includes a number of the world-famous terracotta warriors from Xi'an, which were burried alongside the Emperor in readiness for the afterlife, as well as some striking recent discoveries.

There will be a brief introductory talk by Carol Michaelson, Curator of the Asia Department, and visitors may continue viewing teh exhibition when it opens to the public at 10.00am.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org