Terracotta Army exhibition on British Museum from 13 Sept 2007

The First Emperor: China’s Terracotta Army will open at the British Museum, from 13 September 2007 until 6 April 2008. This is the largest overseas exhibition of Terracotta Army. A total 120 pieces from Xi’an have been traveled to Britain, including 20 terracotta figures, of which 12 are warriors, as well as a bureaucrat, a musician, an acrobat, a strongman and a chariot and horses. Among other objects is a bronze crane.

The British Museum

Some reports:

The Times: Well wrapped up, a terracotta army is prepared to take Britain by storm

The Times: The terracotta invaders

Telegraph: The march of Xi’an Terracotta army

Guardian: The immortals

Guardian: Preparing for Terracotta Army