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The Terracotta WarriorsCarmen LuiHistory 111: Short PaperProfessor Irina Gorbunova-Ford12/16/2018
Lui: 2Art is believed to be the easiest and the best way to help historians in understanding the past. In a traditional society in most communities, art was the best way used by the folks to communicate. Art depicts the traditions, customs, and beliefs of the past people. It is for this reason that now, we can understand the past activities of all the tribes and nations in the world. It is for this reason that through the analysis of the art of the terracotta, the beliefs and customs of the Chinese can be understood. The terracotta warriors’ art, therefore, is a Chinese art representing the Chinese’s civilization. It is an art that is designed by the artist to represent the warfare that existed. It is to depict the kind of warfare the Chinese used and the engineering that was used during the first dynasty by the first emperor. The art is called the terracotta warriors city. It is a city that was established by the empire to help it enlarge its territory and amass wealth for itself. The emperor used the vast army that was used to raid and conquer the villages around it taking male infants to be used in the army. It