'' Chinese Ch'in Dynasty Army ''
- 42 figuren in 12 standen
As you might expect from such an ancient and sophisticated civilisation, China has a long cultural and military history - a history hitherto ignored in this hobby. It was high time that changed. Army of the Qin (also spelt Ch'in) - one of many warring states - who succeeded in subduing all others to form a united empire under the First Emperor in 221 BCE. The Qin dynasty that followed was short lived (only 14 years), but it was a major landmark in Chinese history, and the army that achieved that success is known to us today largely through the discovery of the Terracotta Army in Xi'an.