September 10th, 2013
Nowadays, Terracotta Warriors have gone world-wide and enjoyed a high prestige among the tourists. Every year, millions of people swarm into Xian just to get a glimpse of them. Over the years, Terracotta Warriors have played a key role in spreading Chinese cultures. Now let’s pay a visit to them.
Terracotta Warriors came into being based on daily life. They look all different from each other in clothes and expressions. They are standing majestically with different haircut and gestures, as well as facial expressions. According to their roles, they are divided into footman and rivalry, soldier and commander. The facial expressions of these Terracotta Warriors highly reflect the typical features of Qin dynasty, as well as the outlooks of the people. Terracotta Warriors used to be painted with different colors. To this day, most of the colors have flown. However, we can still see some remains from some of the faces. They were created in life-size and pretty lifelike. The skills and techniques are extremely sophisticated and complicated. Due to this, Terracotta Warriors have played an unrivaled part in studying Chinese ceramics. Based on the discovered warriors and horses, we may conclude that these ceramic figurines are all in different sizes and forms. The most impressive is no other than the contrast between the facial expressions and faces. The commanders usually look quite serious and a little bit older, with some wrinkles showing on the foreheads. The expressions of the warriors vary greatly from one to another. Some of the Terracotta Warriors extremely resemble the modern Xian people.
Terracotta Warriors are extremely lifelike and vividly depict the magnificent wartime scenes of Qin dynasty. Based on their roles, they are divided into soldiers and commanders. And the commanders are divided into junior level, middle level and senior level. The soldiers usually don’t wear hats but the commanders do. Even the hats, as well as the armors, vary greatly between low-level commanders and the generals. The soldiers are divided into infantry, rivalry and carriage soldiers. According to their roles, they are equipped with different weapons. These Terracotta Warriors are standing in formations among the pits. Within the pits, there are also a large number of other antiquities available for the tourists.
In recent years, Terracotta Warriors have risen up as one of the most popular historical attractions among the tourists. They have played an active part in promoting China tours and in spreading Chinese cultures. In the future, they will be getting more and more popular.