|Xuantian Shangdi (God of the Profound Heavens)|
Xuantian Shangdi has many names such as Zhen Wu, Xuan Wu, Zhen Wu Emperor, Xuan Wu Dadi, and Zhen Wu Dadi. He is one of the gods worshipped in Daoism. Xuan Wu originated in the worship of stars and animals in ancient times. He was thought to be a divine animal that is a winding turtle and snake, and was believed to be in charge of the northern constellations. .....
|Stone Gate Message of Praise (石門頌)|
These characters, carved on mountain rock, exhibit different sizes and styles. The vertical strokes in certain characters such as ming and sheng are especially long, a rare trait in the clerical-style characters of the Han dynasty. ......
|Tri-colored glazed pottery, camel|
The famous”Silk Road”was the main overland route between China and the west.It passed through a series of deserts,in which camel were a vital means of transport,a fact borne out by the large quantities of camel remains that have been discovered by archeologists.
|Regulated Verse in Seven Characters|
Chang Yü (style name Po-yü and sobriquets Chü-ch’ü wai-shih and Chen-chü), a native of Ch'ien-t'ang (modern Hangchow), was a well-known Taoist of the Yüan dynasty ......
|Solegnathus hardwickii 哈氏柄頜海龍|
Scientific Name: Solegnathus hardwickii
|Black satin with floral cut design and pleated sleeves|
This garment features a stand-up collar with a low-cut neckline, and a short placket with .....
|Green Island Lighthouse|
A US liner, the S.S. Hoover, sank off Green Island in 1939 but most passengers were rescued. The next year, this lighthouse was built with a donation from the US.
|Boat Carved from an Olive Stone|
The bottom of this small, long, oval boat follows the natural curving outline of the olive pit from which it was carved, while at the top of the awning is engraved a tightly bound sail and rope. On either side of the boat are four delicately rendered windows in openwork, and the two central panels can even be opened. ....
|VARIABLE CAPACITY 33 PLATES|
Type: Multiplexing Equipments
|The Deer Square Cauldron|
This object was excavated from the north part of the eastern wall of HPKM1004(The Royal tomb of Shang Dynasty). With deer heads as its motif, the left and right sides are decorated with two standing birds. On the upper and lower parts of the cauldron lies a strip with kui dragon patterns. .....