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Gold seals of Yuanmingyuan zodiac animal heads popular on market



Photo shows the gold seals based on the bronze zodiac animal heads of Yuanmingyuan displayed in Beijing on March 10. (Photo by Su Dan, China News Agency)


On March 10, a set of gold seals based on the bronze zodiac animal heads of Yuanmingyuan was displayed in Beijing.

The bronze zodiac animal heads of Yuanmingyuan have become a mark of the looted cultural relics of Yuanmingyuan in recent years. The zodiac animal heads, together with many other cultural relics in Yuanmingyuan, also known as the Old Summer Palace, were looted or destroyed by British and French invaders in 1860.

The subject of these bronze zodiac animal heads has become hotter and hotter in China. Hence, a series of handcrafts using the bronze zodiac animal heads as a model emerge in multitude.

By Yexin, People's Daily Online

 
 
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