Study: qin shi huang terracotta warriors made eggs when coating graces many _ figurine skills
Core tip: coated with eggs, according to the discovery of the terra-cotta army according to German and Italian chemist after the analysis of samples from the Terra Cotta Warriors in China shows that as many as 7000 of qin shihuang mausoleum terracotta warriors in coated with eggs, according to the discovery of the terra-cotta army according to German and Italian chemist after the analysis of samples from the Terra Cotta Warriors in China shows that as many as 7000 of qin shihuang mausoleum terracotta warriors in manufacturing are all coated with broken egg, to enhance the color of the terracotta warriors.
On the basis of which the group thinks, the egg is used as a kind of adhesive coating, and coating are mixed together, grace for the terracotta warriors.
Engaged in the research institute of technology in Munich, Germany, the kai in the cloth to, madoff explained that 'egg coating is usually stable, insoluble in water.
This makes it not easy be affected with damp be affected with damp.
'Another researcher, larry, of the university of Pisa in Italy ai boehner dorsey said, adding that egg protein can also guarantee the coating adhesion to the small sculpture on the Terra Cotta Warriors, and also can enhance coating consistency and quality of a material.
The research results will be published in the journal of cultural heritage.
To carry out the study, scientists from the warrior figures in the face, kneel striker, swans and qin shihuang mausoleum burial site found fragments of the coating to extract the sample, the chemical components were isolated by chemical, after into the instrument is analyzed, determine their chemical composition.
Scientists believe that the animal glue may be used as adhesive, and all data points to is eggs.
The scientists found that the coating is bones, white lead, white lead ore, quartz, cinnabar, malachite, black charcoal, copper, purple clay and azurite.
Cloth to madoff said, bright color is very important, this is because the color too delicate, the army is the best, qin shi huang will ask is the best.
Solid terra cotta and terracotta warriors make thick egg coating can guarantee to the end.
Eight potter will they signal on the Terra Cotta Warriors.
These names show some warrior figures are from qin shihuang palace, some are highly respected local artists.
Other scientists at the university of Pisa in Italy, according to the Terra Cotta Warriors are very famous, but it doesn't know much details.
The discovery of the egg is very charming, has important historical significance, because roughly in the same period, the Roman empire and the ancient Egyptian artists also use egg as binder, to create murals and stone carvings.
The findings will be beneficial to help artists to fix and save the Terra Cotta Warriors in China this great cultural heritage.