Unformatted text preview: accompany the first emperor of China into the afterlife . He wanted to recreate and maintain that empire in the afterlife . In China, objects are buried and meant to be used for the afterlife . When they die, they would make a journey to another world where they would then lead a new life . They would need all the things they had used when they were alive , just like Shihuangdi's Army . To make sure that they would be prepared for the after life, family members would put sacred items in their graves . The use of objects for the afterlife is very significant and important ....
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- Spring '07
- English, Qin Shi Huang, life-size sculpted soldiers, newly unified China