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Terracotta Warriors

Asian Art Museum
in San Francisco

February 22 - May 27, 2013

China's first Emperor, Qin Shihuang (259-210 BCE) left a legacy rich with enduring achievements, including the unification of China under centralized imperial rule, brilliant military systems and advanced engineering and assembly production. He is also reputed to have burned scores of books, buried scholars alive and achieved widespread dominati...