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Terracotta army. Why is it so well preserved to this day?

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The terracotta army, which is about 2000 years old, has come down to our days in very excellent condition. Researchers now think they know why.

Terracotta army. Why is it so well preserved to this day?

China is known all over the world for its rich history and old art, sculptures and temples.its culture dates back thousands of years. Certain historical sights and artifacts have long been admired and admired by scientists, researchers and historians from all institutions and museums who were lucky enough to study, so to speak, the treasures of the country itself.

The terracotta army-forced scientists to think about how it was so perfectly preserved.



Terracotta army at the Qian mausoleum military Museum in XI'an.

The terracotta army was buried with the country's first king, Qin Shi Huang, about 209 grams. in addition to the life-size figures of terracotta soldiers, there were blades and bronze spears in the burial.

Scientists for a long time could not understand why or how the sculptures and tools were preserved so wonderfully well. Now, but, the new information gave an understanding of the problem. Two factors contributed to conservation: 1. The highest pH level in the soil. 2. Chrome, which is contained in the varnish applied to the bronze.



Terracotta army

This remarkable archaeological monument was first found in 1974 and was listed at that time and is still considered one of the greatest finds in the world. Not only because many perfectly preserved sculptures have been found, but also because he informed researchers and historians about the ways of population movement in that period.

The final study, conducted by a team from England, gave more information about conservation methods in place than no matter what previous work. The team learned almost 465 weapons, more than ever before.



Terracotta warriors


Scientists have come to a consensus that specifically the varnish contributed to the preservation of sculptures.




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