Chinese warriors go on display at Children’s Museum



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Under a Chinese farmer’s field, an army of thousands waited. Archers poised with drawn bows. Cavalrymen stood with their horses. Infantry soldiers gripped spears and swords, ready to charge when the order came to defend the emperor.

For more than 2,000 years, this force remained hidden. But this summer, they are on the move in Indiana.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis has unveiled more than 100 ancient artifacts from the site of the legendary Terra Cotta warriors of China. Visitors can peer into the eyes of the intricately carved soldiers, marvel at the stone armor crafted for each one and see the weaponry they used to unite an empire.

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