Closing soon: “Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 BC – AD 220)” features 169 ancient Chinese works of art including a remarkable group of terracotta warriors and an extraordinary jade suit. Synthesizing new research and archaeological discoveries of the last 50 years, this landmark exhibition explores the unprecedented role of art in creating a new and lasting Chinese cultural identity–including influences from the outside world. Find out why Holland Cotter of the New York Times writes “No one does epic better than the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” 秦 陶跪射俑 Kneeling Archer. Qin dynasty (221–206 B.C.). China. Lent by Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum #TheMet #MetAgeofEmpires
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