Daily Archives: July 29, 2012

  • Lantern Festival Photo, Terracotta Army, posted 2012-07-29


    Lantern Festival, Missouri Botanical Garden – This display represents figures from the “Terracotta Army”.  There are four of the soldier figures along with the flags shown here that appear to be guarding one of the gates to the Garden.  The Terracotta Army is a set of about 8,000 sculptures representing the armies of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.  They have been dated to sometime in the 3rd century BC but were only found by some farmers in […]

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