9 Paper Flowers of colored paper resting on a square of fabric. Recovered from Cave 17 of the Mogao Grottoes. This shrine site is one of China’s great Buddhist pilgrimage complexes and is situated near the oasis town of Dunhuang
Ancient Chinese stone armor, from the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, who ruled from 221 B. to 210 B. Photos taken by Kevin Harber at the National Geographic Museum exhibit ‘Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China’s First Emperor’.