A look at Han dynasty funerary statues, in this case a bearded Xianbei – Xiongnu guardian. Known in Chinese as Mingqi, these tomb models were meant for the afterlife.
Here is one that seemed to miss me, despite having even been picked up by wired magazine. Ever get nervous watching people handle priceless porcelain or works of art? Worried they might drop it? Well how about this one (Anyone have the video of this?). TV show assistant smashes 2,500-year-old bronze mirror 2007-01-17 03:30:10 Xinhua […]