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      Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor
    • Sunday, February 25, 2018
    • Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history.Silent, steadfast, and secret, an army of more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of China's first emperor for over 2,000 years before being discovered in 1974. Now, these warriors come to The Franklin Institute in an exhibit exploring the story, culture, craft, and science of the statues. Unprecedented in its focus on the science and technology used to build, bury, and excavate the Terracotta Army, this brand new exhibit engages visitors of all ages through ten terracotta figures, more than 170 artifacts, plus multimedia and interactive elements. Don't miss this unforgettable opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders that are the Terracotta Warriors.