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Demystification of Qin arms production

Demystification of Qin arms production Asian Archaeology (2021) 4:145–147 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41826-021-00042-w BOOK REVIEW Li Xiuzhen, Bronze Weapons of the Qin Terracotta Warriors: Standardisation, Craft Specialisation and Labour Organisation (Oxford: BAR publishing, 2020), 239 pp. Bo Chen Received: 1 January 2021 / Accepted: 14 January 2021 / Published online: 11 February 2021 Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology (RCCFA), Jilin University and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021 The Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shihuang 秦始皇 (d. The aim of Li’s research, as indicated by the subtitle, is to 210 BCE) is one of the most famous discoveries in China address the standardization, craft specialization, and labor or- ganization that stand behind the weapons found within the and all over the world. In 1974, peasants who were digging a well in Lintong 临潼, Shaanxi 陕西, some 1.5 km east of terracotta warriors pits. As reviewed by Li, some of these Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum, uncovered remains of topics, if not all, were addressed in many previous studies life-size terracotta figures. After decades of excavations, thou- since the 1980s. Yuan and Yuan (1981a, b), for example, sands of warrior figures, as well as chariots and weapons, were discussed the standardization of bronze weapon production unearthed from three http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Archaeology Springer Journals

Demystification of Qin arms production

Asian Archaeology , Volume 4 (2) – Feb 11, 2021

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Copyright © Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology (RCCFA), Jilin University and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021
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2520-8098
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Abstract

Asian Archaeology (2021) 4:145–147 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41826-021-00042-w BOOK REVIEW Li Xiuzhen, Bronze Weapons of the Qin Terracotta Warriors: Standardisation, Craft Specialisation and Labour Organisation (Oxford: BAR publishing, 2020), 239 pp. Bo Chen Received: 1 January 2021 / Accepted: 14 January 2021 / Published online: 11 February 2021 Research Center for Chinese Frontier Archaeology (RCCFA), Jilin University and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2021 The Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shihuang 秦始皇 (d. The aim of Li’s research, as indicated by the subtitle, is to 210 BCE) is one of the most famous discoveries in China address the standardization, craft specialization, and labor or- ganization that stand behind the weapons found within the and all over the world. In 1974, peasants who were digging a well in Lintong 临潼, Shaanxi 陕西, some 1.5 km east of terracotta warriors pits. As reviewed by Li, some of these Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum, uncovered remains of topics, if not all, were addressed in many previous studies life-size terracotta figures. After decades of excavations, thou- since the 1980s. Yuan and Yuan (1981a, b), for example, sands of warrior figures, as well as chariots and weapons, were discussed the standardization of bronze weapon production unearthed from three

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Asian ArchaeologySpringer Journals

Published: Feb 11, 2021

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