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China's Terracotta Army


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A culturally and historically revealing documentary following curator Jane Portal as she travels to
1 China to choose the warrior figures to include in the British Museum's new exhibition, The First Emperor:
China's Terracotta Army, which opened last week. The discovery of the terracotta warriors, which were buried alongside China's first emperor Oin
Shihuangdi in readiness for the afterlife, was one of the 20th century's most exciting archaeological finds. Presenter Dan Snow goes to China to explain the history of the army and put it into context, while the logistics of mounting the exhibition are also revealed. Director/Producer Deborah Perkin
Repeated on Tuesday at 7pm (HD) BBC HISTORY MAGAZINE: the September issue has an article by Dan Snow on the terracotta warriors, plus a 20-point history of China. Visit www.bbchistorymagazine.com for video footage of Dan Snow in the British Museum. Magazine, out now, priced E3.60


Unknown: Jane Portal
Presenter: Dan Snow
Producer: Deborah Perkin
Unknown: Dan Snow

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