<em>Kneeling archer</em> <br/>
Qin Dynasty 221–207 BCE<br/>
120.0 cm <br/>
Excavated from Pit 2, Qin Shihuang’s mausoleum site, Lintong District, Xi’an, 1999<br/>
Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, Xi'an (002812)<br/>

Uncovering the Warriors

Tue 20 Aug 19, 6pm–7.30pm

Past program

Free entry

NGV International

Clemenger BBDO Auditorium (enter north entrance, via Arts Centre forecourt)
Ground Level

Hearing loops and accessible seating are available.

Visiting scholars from the Shaanxi province in China, where the terracotta warriors were first discovered in 1974, present a series of talks on the Qin and Han Dynasties.

Exploring the archaeological excavation of the warriors, the presentations reveal the research undertaken into their historical significance and their ongoing protection as objects of cultural heritage.

Presented in Mandarin and simultaneously translated into English.

This is an Auslan interpreted program.

Ms Wang Mei, Deputy Director of Xi’an Museum Group Leader
Mr Xie Gaowen, Director of Xianyang Municipal Cultural Relics and Archaeology Institution
Ms Ren Xueli, Head of Exhibition and Research Division of Baoji Bronze Ware Museum
Ms Li Xiuzhen, Research Fellow of Archaeological and Work Division of Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum
Access Antiquities Asia Conservation International Terracotta Warriors & Cai Guo-Qiang NGV International