Behind-the-Scenes Tour of "Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor"

Master docents will give you insight into one of the country's most touted exhibits during today's Behind-the-Scenes Tour of "Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor." Found in the necropolis of China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, the warriors are life-size, exquisitely crafted terra cotta figures created more than 2,000 years ago. More than 100 objects appear in the exhibit along with the warriors, including a horse-drawn carriage, armor and miniatures of the excavation site. 6 p.m. Houston Museum of Natural Science, One Hermann Circle Drive. For information, call 713-639-4629 or visit www.hmns.org. $25 to $37.
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