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Terra Cotta Soldiers

What can you do with 63 hours?
October 12, 2009 · 2 Comments

Only six days remain. Six days, to see one of the eight wonders of the world. The Terra Cotta Warriors, from Xi’an, China, will be available for your viewing pleasure, for six more days. Have no fear. Here at HMNS, we know you’ve been busy – and this is something that no one should miss. So, we’re making […]

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 […]

Terra Cotta Warriors myths…busted!
July 7, 2009 · 4 Comments

photo credit: Richard.Fisher As you may have noticed from the anticipation, excitement, and general hullabaloo…we recently opened an exhibition chock full of Terra Cotta Warriors. And while museum people tend to find every exhibit that comes through our doors fascinating (part of the reason we take the leap from avid exhibition attendees to employees of […]



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