The Eighth Wonder of the World: China’s Terracotta Warriors



Past program

NGV International

Exhibition space
Ground Level

One of the greatest archaeological finds of the twentieth century, the terracotta warriors are often described as the eighth wonder of the world.

NGV curator Wayne Crothers shares the story behind their discovery in 1974 and what these ancient artefacts tell us about Chinese history and culture.

Speaker
Wayne Crothers, Senior Curator, Asian Art, NGV

Sat 25 May, 11–11.30am (Past)

Venue Exhibition Space

Sun 26 May, 2.30–3pm (Past)

Venue Exhibition Space

Talks and discussions Antiquities Asia Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang NGV International