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Terracotta Warriors: Treasure Map

The last post on my Terracotta Warrior project was on October 26, 2012, which spoke about reflecting upon the glory days. There are still more to come.   Seven warriors have been waiting patiently for me to bring them out for viewing. Treasure Map by Jeanette Jarville guarded the fishing village of Steveston which is on […]

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Terracotta Warriors: Reverence

Qin Shi Huang spared no expense at creating his final resting place. He called upon approximately 700,000 workers from the far reaches of all his provinces.  Their task was to construct a subterranean city within a gigantic mound to replicate a scale model of Qin Shi Huang’s palace, his empire and the world. The workers […]

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Terracotta Warriors: The Guardian of the Dragon

The Guardian of the Dragon is a General with the strength, courage and loyalty to his Dragon. His task is protection; until his dying breath he will defend against all enemies. In Chinese art, dragons are characteristically depicted as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. In yin and yang, a dragon is yang which harmonizes with a yin fenghuang, the “Chinese phoenix.” […]

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Terracotta Warriors: The Utopian

I was delighted to meet the Terracotta Warrior that defended the entrance of Richmond Centre – The Utopian.  The magnificent artistry was the work of my friend, Wilfred Limvalencia, who you first met when I introduced The Golden Warrior. I will let Wilfred’s words speak for The Utopian: “Strength, courage, honour, loyalty and skills are […]

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