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EDITORIAL

Robert Witcher
2018 Antiquity  
The wait, however, was worth it, for the reward was the opportunity to see a small detachment of warriors from the Terracotta Army on their first visit to the city.  ...  Fewer than 15 years had passed between the discovery of an army guarding the tomb of the Emperor Qin Shi Huang, large-scale excavations at the mausoleum complex and its inscription as a World Heritage  ...  Through a variety of well-displayed objects and panels, the visitor is then guided through the burial practices of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties, leading to the rise of the Qin Dynasty and the life of the  ... 
doi:10.15184/aqy.2018.28 fatcat:i5qqi5emvzgtfep5pwgox2s2h4

Measurement and analysis of facial features of terracotta warriors based on high-precision 3D point clouds

Yungang Hu, Desheng Lan, Jingyang Wang, Miaole Hou, Songnian Li, Xiuzhen Li, Lei Zhu
2022 Heritage Science  
This research examined the facial features of the terracotta warriors in a quantitative and contactless way with the support of the High-precision 3D point cloud modelling technology and the anthropometric  ...  The results reveal that the features of the terracotta warriors highly resemble those of contemporary Chinese people and indicate that terracotta warriors were crafted from real portraits and intended  ...  We would also like to thank Xin Zheng and Xuehui Yan for their help in data collection, as well as Shuo Yang and Zheng Yu for their useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40494-022-00662-0 fatcat:747kvfa3afh3rln3asyxabuloq

The Projection of Chinese National Image by Chinese Overseas Exhibitions of Ancient Art

Xi Chen, Haiyun Wu
2019 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Art Studies: Science, Experience, Education (ICASSEE 2019)   unpublished
Sally Peck took the exhibition of cultural relics of Han Dynasty in Cambridge, England, and the exhibition of terracotta warriors and horses in New York, USA as the main cases, and pointed out that "In  ...  It is necessary to translate the foreign language exhibition atlas, media manual, museum homepage, and scholarly articles from the perspective of cross-cultural research, and to outline the multi-dimensional  ...  In addition to the basic contents of the geographical location and climate of Shaanxi, the life of First Emperor of Qin Dynasty, and the production process of Terracotta Warriors, the teacher's handbook  ... 
doi:10.2991/icassee-19.2019.58 fatcat:yghsg4o2lzd7jiwu6zvrv6khs4

4. The Qin and Han Empires [chapter]

Kathrin Leese-Messing, Sitta Reden
2019 Handbook of Ancient Afro-Eurasian Economies  
The early Chinese imperial period comprises the reigns of the short-lived Qindynasty (221-207 ) and the subsequent, long-lasting Han 漢 dynasty (206 -220 ).  ...  It was comparable to the Roman Empire in terms of its peak population (up to 60 million) 1 and territorial size (up to 6.5 million sq. km). 2 One distinguishing feature of its spatial dimensions is that  ...  Unauthenticated Download Date | 3/4/20 12:05 AM mausoleum and its world-famous terracotta warriors.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110607741-006 fatcat:eaznby2r6bbc5bimvj4l7qrimy

5. From 'Panda Diplomacy' to Acrobat Diplomacy [chapter]

2020 Asian Self-Representation at World's Fairs  
Australia was one of the first Western nations to deepen its relationship with China in the post-Mao era, and by 1988 the Australian public was enthralled by the 'terracotta warriors' and their acrobatic  ...  impression on its Australian neighbors at the Brisbane '88 Expo.  ...  Though pandas came to Australia in 1988, appearing at the zoos in Sydney and Melbourne, by the exposition year China had two additional soft-power resources: the Qin dynasty so-called 'terra-cotta warriors  ... 
doi:10.1515/9789048536788-009 fatcat:h5njilyjanddbgv2vvpkcxmuny

The Evolution of Mathematics in Ancient China: From the Newly Discovered Shu and Suan shu shu Bamboo Texts to the Nine Chapters on the Art of Mathematics

Joseph W. Dauben
2014 Notices of the International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians  
To date, three pits of terracotta warriors have been studied, roughly 20,000 spare meters containing more than 8,000 life-sized warriors.  ...  Of particular interest for the history of mathematics is a Qin dynasty multiplication table, on a board measuring 22 cm by 4.5 cm.  ...  As Plato understood, mathematics is one of the most remarkable and enduring achievements of the human mind. Glossary  ... 
doi:10.4310/iccm.2014.v2.n2.a3 fatcat:7urktd3mnfbitif3zwsnbzjqay

National Palace Museum Adventure—A Mobile Educational Role-Playing Game for Museum Learning [chapter]

Chun Chang, Maiga Chang, Jia-Sheng Heh
2014 Lecture Notes in Educational Technology  
You can go to Room 201 and see which one can be used as mortuary object. Did you ever heard the story of Emperor Qin-Shihuang's terracotta warriors and horses?  ...  Section 6 makes a summary of the research; discusses the pros and cons of the research according to the experiment results; and, finally plans the next steps for the research. 2.  ...  Forty-six artifacts in the six rooms are collected and four features -"dynasty", "shape", "material", "purpose" -that the artifacts have are chosen for activity generation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-44659-1_11 fatcat:fvt6aabnwzaljeunerc2aw4tum

The Evolution of Mathematics in Ancient China: From the newly discovered 數 Shu and 算數書 Suan Shu Shu Bamboo Texts to the Nine Chapters on the Art of Mathematics

Joseph W. Dauben
2020 Revista Brasileira de História da Matemática  
The history of ancient Chinese mathematics and its applications has been greatly stimulated in the past few decades by remarkable archaeological discoveries of texts from the pre-Qin and later periods  ...  , and the Hubei Museum in Wuhan, it is possible to shed new light on the history of early mathematical thought and its applications in ancient China.  ...  Texts Research and Preservation.  ... 
doi:10.47976/rbhm2019v19n3725-78 fatcat:7y6hemmxf5f2dc5hctt7nmbu74

A Lightweight Data Aggregation Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks for the Protection of Ancient Sites

Xiaojiang Chen, Dingyi Fang, Xueqing Huang, Baoying Liu, Xiaoqiong Gong, Wenbo Wang, Alessio Perrone
2011 Journal of sensor technology  
In the application of large-scale ancient site protection, it is necessary to continuously monitor the ambient light, temperature, humidity and so on.  ...  It has been implemented in the Lab with a dozen of MICAz motes and deployed in the real ancient sites.  ...  Introduction Large-scale ancient site is an important component of China's precious cultural heritage, such as the worldrenowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin Dynasty.  ... 
doi:10.4236/jst.2011.14013 fatcat:no4mijtx7bhfraezrrsk56vibe

3. CAST IN BRONZE AND STONE: NARRATIVE [chapter]

2019 Chinese Annals in the Western Observatory  
In the 1970s and 1980s, Loewe invariably introduced that period's great discoveries of Qin and Han bamboo and silk documents to the western scholarly world, usually in the pages of Michael Loewe's scholarship  ...  Now approaching 97 years of age, he is still hard at work. Indeed, in 2013, at the age of 91, he flew from England to China on his own, traveling to Shaanxi to inspect some archaeological sites.  ...  Regardless of whether one considers such archaeological discoveries as the terracotta warriors unearthed near the tomb of the First Emperor, the mummified corpse found in Mawangdui tomb 1, or the tomb  ... 
doi:10.1515/9781501516948-008 fatcat:tofhha7jxrf2vlpqrw4lpncaku

Research on Destination Image Perception Based on Digital Footprint of Tourism -- Taking Xiran as an Example

Wen Pang, Shu Wang, Danqing Chen, Renfeng Wang
2018 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2018)   unpublished
The research on the image perception of tourism destinations is a hot topic in the study of tourism at home and abroad.  ...  This article takes Xi'an as the research object, selects the digital footprint of network travel notes as the data source, uses Rost ContentMing software to extract the high-frequency feature words of  ...  I XI'AN TOURISM DIRECTORY Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Qin, Greater Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Ruins of Daming palace in Chang'an of Tang dynasty, Ruins of Weiyang palace in Chang'an  ... 
doi:10.2991/iccessh-18.2018.280 fatcat:iwoy5d25p5aelaamnbymqwc5py

What Should We Interpret First In An Archaeological Site: A Value-Based Identification Of Character-Defining Features In First Qin Emperor's Mausoleum

Xianqi Fan
2019
As a case study, I focus on the First Qin Emperor's Mausoleum constructed from 247-208 BC, because if reflects this tension between the entire heritage site and the excavated fragments.  ...  Because what is most important is not visible, I conclude by arguing for a partial reconstruction of the perimeter wall next to the remaining wall fragment and on the ancient foundation.  ...  The third-prominent character-defining feature is the terracotta warriors and horses.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8-z87x-ha75 fatcat:macdm7d5yzgtnilbmjyaopntfu

Virtual Art Experience on Cultural Heritage Information with Construction of Evaluation Criteria

Chao Wen, Xi Luo
2018 Proceedings of the 2018 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2018)   unpublished
protection and reconstruction of CHI in the Qin Dynasty.  ...  The evaluation of virtual art experience has become one of the important measures for promoting the digital development of cultural heritage.  ...  The world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses is one of the burial pits of Qinling.  ... 
doi:10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.84 fatcat:x2d2fmmjxba2zp2neo47zz5boe

Japanese Kofun in Maps given by a Spaceborne Digital Elevation Model based on Multiple Satellite Data Sets, for a Study about these Ancient Tumuli spanning from Remote Sensing to Geomancy

Amelia Carolina Sparavigna
2022 Zenodo  
The Digital Elevation Model here used is that proposed by Yamazaki, Ikeshima, Tawatari, Yamaguchi, O'Loughlin, Neal, Sampson, Kanae and Bates, in the Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, and implemented  ...  Literature on the funerary rituals of the Kofun Period are also proposed.  ...  Its territory lay between the states of Qin and Qi and included parts of modern-day Henan, Hebei, Shanxi, and Shandong.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6380639 fatcat:m6vcojxfdffyvauio4rk3gftpe

The poster boys of antiquity's "capitalism" shunning money? The spread of the alphabet in the Mediterranean as a function of a credit-based, maritime trade

Eleftheria Pappa
2019 Revista do Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia  
BCE), becoming the vehicle by which the west Semitic abjad, the Phoenician 'alphabet', was rapidly adopted and adapted into various phonetic and syllabic scripts in the Mediterranean.  ...  The study links the rapid spread of literacy to the institutional role of the script within the context of monetised commercial transactions, utilizing archaeological evidence from both ends of the Mediterranean  ...  Acknowledgements The research for this article was based on a 2-year post-doctoral project funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation in 2016 (2015/26909-0) and conducted within the  ... 
doi:10.11606/issn.2448-1750.revmae.2019.165133 fatcat:lmnpakcb6bd7tbfaktymrbbqz4
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