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Yan Nian Yi Shou Tile End
Pottery Designs from the Western Han Dynasty 西汉 206 BC - 8 AD

This is another example of the idiom Yannian Yishou 延年益寿 but in a different script. It means to make life longer or that something like a product will extend your life.

China Index >> Historical Beijing in Pictures >> Neolithic and Early Dynasty Pottery and Roof Tiles

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Last update: September 2013
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