Clay Recipes for China’s Terracotta Warriors Studied

Published: 25/08/2017
Clay Recipes for China’s Terracotta Warriors Studied
Source: WWW.ARCHAEOLOGY.ORG

LONDON, ENGLAND—Three different clay recipes were used to construct the army of 7,000 terracotta warriors, bricks, and other figures in Emperor Qin Shihuang’s mausoleum, according to a report in Science News . Patrick Quinn of University College London and Chinese colleagues analyzed clay samples taken from different areas of the enormous tomb, which was built for China’s first emperor in the thir

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