Patrick Henry High School Swimmers Take a Tour Through the Qin Dynasty

Fourteen students standing outside a museum.The Patrick Henry swim team competed in the 1A/2A combined state meet in Richmond recently. While in Richmond, the team toured the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts including the
Terracotta Warriors exhibit.

The exhibit displays several artifacts from the area around the tomb of China’s first Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who reigned from 247-220 BCE. The tomb was discovered in 1974, and the first world exhibit began in 2007. Ten of the life-size soldiers, a terracotta horse, bronze weapons, and jade jewelry were part of the exhibit. The exhibit is on display through March 11, 2018.

Contact Person: 
Cindy Woosley