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Art of China 4b. Art for the Dead I: Qin


Answer ANY TWO of the following questions:

  1. List two features of the layout of the First Emperor’s Mausoleum.
  2. What purpose did the terracotta army serve? What is your evidence?
  3. What’s your take on the recent theory that the making of the terracotta army might have received Greek influence? Do you think it is plausible? Why or why not?

Reading Assignment



Key Works

First Emperor’s Mausoleum (plan)

Lintong, Shaanxi, China

Qin dynasty, c. 210 BCE

Terracotta Army


Qin bronze chariot two

First Emperor’s Mausoleum, Lintong, Shaanxi, China

Qin dynasty, c. 210 BCE


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