The Chinese Phoenix and Dragon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Savoy
N 39° 05.830 E 117° 08.282
50S E 511936 N 4327568
This is a wonderfully done wood craving carving of the Chinese unity and prosperity symbol of the Phoenix and Dragon that adorns the FuKang Community Gate in Tianjin, China.
Waymark Code: WM3Y1G
Location: China
Date Posted: 06/03/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Savoy
Views: 76

The Chinese Dragon and Phoenix are ancient Chinese symbols whose origins can be traced back 7000 years. Deeply rooted into the Asian culture, as seen here, the celestial creatures are centered on the sun. . The dragon, being the leader and the phoenix being the helper, balance each other in unity bring in prosperity “Long Feng Chung Xiang.”
Time Period: Ancient

Approximate Date of Epic Period: Pre-historical to modern times (Asia)

Epic Type: Mythical

Exhibit Type: Other

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