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Interpretation of "Figure with Green Facial Expression" Unearthed in Pit No.2 in Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (2017)

Citation DOCUMENT Sihong Zhu.

There are various opinions about this kneeling archer which was unearthed in Pit No.2 at Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum known as the "Figure with Green Facial Expression". This paper holds a view that it should be called the "Figure with Cyan Facial Expression"; and combined with the ideological and cultural backgrounds and perception of colors, so to express the humanity and politics of Chinese color theory under the influence of Yin-Yang and Five-element thoughts. Seen from the...

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America