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terra cotta warriors

How To: Make Terra Cotta Armor!
September 22, 2009 · 2 Comments

Check out the previous post The Clothes Make the Warrior to learn how to decipher the armor on the Terra Cotta Warriors now on display at HMNS. Then, try your hand at making your own! Materials: Large paper grocery sack Scissors Cardboard Hole-punch Brads Tape Paint (optional) Procedure: 1. Cut 150 squares out of cardboard.  The […]

The Clothes Make the Warrior
September 15, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

An archer with a top knot haircut It is said you can tell a lot about a person by the clothes they wear.  Clothing speaks to us, albeit quietly, but if you know how to “listen” you can glean loads of information.  Recently, I toured our Terra Cotta Warrior Exhibit with an expert on clothing […]

See the Eighth Wonder of the World in Style
August 11, 2009 · 1 Comment

Although different lists vary slightly, there are seven wonders of the ancient world. The Great Pyramids at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. Discovered in 1974, the Terra […]

Book List: Warfare and Soldiers
July 1, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS is currently hosting three special exhibitions, two of which are Genghis Khan and Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor, so the topic for this month’s booklist is soldiers and warfare. Jean Fritz, author of Traitor: The Case of Benedict Arnold, has written numerous books about American history and explains her work: “My approach is that […]



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