Construir a paz nas mentes dos homens e das mulheres

On parade for 2000 years: a Chinese emperor's clay army

Since 1974, Chinese archaeologists have been unearthing a fabulous life-size army of clay warriors discovered In an underground vault in Shensi province, China. In his article, Gu Wenjie tells us that each figure in this ,6,000-strong army is a true portrait of a individual member of the emperor's bodyguard, fashioned with artistry and meticulous attention to detail.

Other articles in this issue, which is devoted to Asia, discuss a rich archaeological find in Afghanistan and the Buddhist influence on life and art in Nepal, Thailand and Burma.

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Decembre 1979