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Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4

$39.00

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In 1974, the vast burial chamber of third-century Chinese Emperor Qin Shihuangdi was discovered by farmers in the north-central Shaanxi Province. It contained more than 7,000 life-size terra-cotta warriors. This set of four handcrafted miniature terra-cotta models of classic poses— general, soldier, and archer—arrives in a black silk gift box. The National Geographic Museum's 2009–2010 "Terra Cotta Warriors" exhibition was the most well attended in the museum's history, and these figures are a handsome commemoration of this landmark event.


Box is 7"W x 9"H. Warriors are 5"H (kneeling)–6"H (standing).


From left to right as pictured here are an administrative officer, a kneeling archer, a soldier, and a general.


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Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4
 
3.9

(based on 35 reviews)

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    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

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76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (13)
  • Attractive (11)
  • Classic style (10)
  • Fits theme (10)
  • Easy to store (5)

Cons

  • Delicate (12)
  • Poor quality (6)

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  • Decoration (14)
  • Gift (12)
  • Perfect gift (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (13), Budget shopper (7), Casual viewer (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Realistic Replicas

The price of this set was less than the set in the gift shop in Xian, China, adjacent to the actual Terracotta Soldier excavations. However, I experienced two major problems. The first...Read complete review

The price of this set was less than the set in the gift shop in Xian, China, adjacent to the actual Terracotta Soldier excavations. However, I experienced two major problems. The first is the uneven bases that i had to build up with craft glue in order to get them to stand up for display. The second is that it is extremely difficult to determine which is the soldier and ranking officer. The description refers to only three of the four statues. It is relatively easy to pick out the General and Kneeling Archer, but the last two of the four is a guess, even with a book and different material/brochures that I brought home with me. The figures advertised should have corresponding titles for the rank or character that they represent.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Nice, but not perfect

I love the look of these warriors, but the coloration of one is quite different than the other three. Several have to be propped against something because the bottoms are not entirely flat,...Read complete review

I love the look of these warriors, but the coloration of one is quite different than the other three. Several have to be propped against something because the bottoms are not entirely flat, so they are not very stable. I still love them and they fit well with my decor, however.

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5.0

Chinese Warriors

By Paddy

from Bowie, MD

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      • At Home

      Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

      Beautiful and unique

       
      5.0

      Good quality

      By Ron

      from Mendon, Il

      About Me Casual Viewer

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            Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

            These figures have nice details and came in a nice little display box too. Very cool! I would love to see the originals someday.

             
            3.0

            Should of listen to the reviews.

            By Pinderhome

            from Algonquin, IL

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            Pros

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              • Disappointing
              • Poor packaging

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                Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                Could of been better material.

                 
                4.0

                Terra-Cotta Chinese Warriors- Set of $

                By Bernie

                from Granby, CO

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                Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                There are on diplay.

                 
                5.0

                exactly as described

                By brjstone

                from Charleston, SC

                About Me Casual Viewer

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                Pros

                • Engaging Characters
                • High Production Value
                • Informative
                • Original

                Cons

                • Individually Packaged

                Best Uses

                • Perfect Gift

                Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                split it up, bought 2 sets, for gifts for grown kids, neices, nephews

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Perfect for the World History Classroom

                By Old School

                from Frankfort, KY

                About Me Casual Viewer

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                Pros

                • Engaging Characters
                • Original

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                    Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                    I will display the Terra-Cotta figures in my classroom and will refer to them in the 7th and 10th grade classes. Most of my students are visual learners and seeing these figures will help them to remember the Qin dynasty.

                     
                    5.0

                    Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4

                    By Jocelyn the crafter

                    from Schwenksville, PA

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                    Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                    Excellent! Exceeded my expectations

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent product

                    By reddog

                    from Cary, NC

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                          Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                          This product was purchased as a gift for our son-in-law. This is a very well made product but is too expensive.

                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          This are really cool!!!

                          By History teacher

                          from Mukilteo, WA

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                          • Engaging Characters
                          • Original

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                            • In Your History Classroom
                            • Perfect Gift

                            Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                            I'm a HS History teacher and when I saw these in the NG flyer I had to order them. The box they come in is very historical, and the characters really look good on my file cabinet next to my presidential bobbleheads. They look and feel older, like artifacts!!!

                            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Received exactly as expected!

                            By Boston Otter

                            from Boston

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                            • Original

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                              • At Home

                              Comments about Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4:

                              After reading other reviews, I was a bit antsy about these, but a friend is really into this genre of art/artifacts and thought it would be a fun, inexpensive gift. Figured that, if they arrived broken, it would maybe even be more realistic. Received them today. They were carefully packaged, well presented and exactly as they look in the picture. No, they are not the color of a terra cotta pot, but that's not how they look in the picture. No broken pieces, chips or inability to stand on their own. Very pleased.

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