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Western Han Dynasty206B.C.-A.D.25

Unearthed at Jiyuan,Henan

Height: 63cm

 

Taodu tree is a divine tree inChinese myths and it is used for driving evil spirits . The tree isoften decorated with such images as cock, birds, monkeys, cicadasand naked persons, etc.