Terracotta Army exhibit preview 0 Previous Gallery Next Gallery 1 / 6 Vino Wong Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn take a private tour of "The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army" on Nov. 11, 2008, at the High Museum of Art. The exhibit features more than 100 works from the emperor's tomb. 2 / 6 Vino Wong The Carters examine some of the treasures from Qin Shihuangdi's tomb with Hiromi Kinoshita (right), consulting curator for the museum. The Western name for China is thought to have derived from the ruler's name (pronounced "chin"). 3 / 6 Vino Wong The show includes the largest number of full warrior figures to travel to the United States. The underground palace, discovered by farmers in 1974, housed the terracotta army and figures of acrobats, musicians, officials and animals. 4 / 6 Vino Wong Michael Shapiro, director of the High Museum, welcomes the Carters. Advance reservations for the show set a record at the museum. 5 / 6 Vino Wong Zhou Wenzhong, Chinese ambassador to the United States, addresses members of the media during the preview. 6 / 6 Vino Wong Madeleine Harris, 13, of Marietta, performs during the event. The exhibit will open to the public Nov. 16 and run through April 19, 2009. View Comments 0 Sign up for e-newsletters Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox.