Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army
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Xiuzhen, Marcos and I, together with colleagues at the Terracotta Army museum, have been busy working on a range of fun topics over the last few months. Some of this work relates to the geochemistry of the terracotta warriors and their weapons, other bits relate to warrior postures and formation in the pits, and we’ve just finished a paper on the spatial pattens of weapons and warriors that were marked with Chinese characters or numbers by the Qin artisans who made them. At first glance, these things don’t all immediately fit nicely together as research questions, but actually we think they do offer some really useful mutual insights. Hopefully, more news in the spring and summer! More...

Published: Feb 22, 2016 3:14:02 PM

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Publications

A number of publications are due to appear in the near future and this site will be updated with details as they appear.

Public talks

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Imperial Logistics: The Making of the Terracotta Army
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