Copper drums were the traditional instruments of minority tribes in southwest China. Since ancient times, minority tribes in the southwest have treated the copper drum as a symbol of power and wealth Besides being used as musical instrument, it also was used for communication, ...
|Hemiptera-Cicadomorpha and Fulgoromorpha|
Cicadas are among the most noisy insects. The other three species in this drawing are quite small. ......
|Travelers Among Mountains and Streams|
Fan K'uan, a native of Hua-yüan (modern Yao-hsien) in Shensi province, often traveled the area between the capital and Loyang. Although he was known for his magnanimous character, straightforward personality, and fondness of drink and the Tao, .....
The horse and chariot motif represents the official inspection trip. This scene was often depicted on bricks in Szechwan. The brick is now kept at the Ch'ung-ch'ing City Museum in Szechwan.
|The Olive Tree－Folk Song by Li Tai-Hsiang (橄欖樹－李泰祥)|
Theme of the work - In “The Olive Tree,” Sanmao stressed that it was the complex of her dream and Spain. For Li Tai-Hsiang, it symbolizes a life without restraints; it represents complete freedom in a person’s life and the pursuance of a perfect ideal.
|Dendrolobium umbellatum (L.) Benth. (白木蘇花)|
Scientific Name：Dendrolobium umbellatum (L.) Benth.
|MORSE MANUAL PERFORATOR|
Type: Client Equipments
These beads had widespread use among the Bunun tribe such as in bracelets, earrings and leg ornaments. They were small in size so usually were strung together. The central strand of this necklace features black beads used as separators and to complement the beads in the upper and lower strands. .....
The lip of the rim of the anthropomorphic jar was repaired. The body of the vase curves in at the neck and near the bottom....
|Flowers and Flower Deities of the Months in Chinese Lunar Calendar (by Chai-yi Yang)|
From the earliest time there have been many legends associated with flowers of the months and their flower deities. ......