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Bronze animal heads of Old Summer Palace exhibited in Guangdong

2018-August-9       Source: ecns.cn

This combo photo shows four bronze animal heads exhibited in Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Provinc, Aug. 8, 2018. The animal heads symbolizing the 12 animal signs of the Chinese zodiac, including pig, ox, monkey and tiger, were originally water outlets, part of the fountain in the Old Summer Palace.

Photo taken on Aug. 8, 2018 shows an exhibition displaying four original relics looted from Beijing's Old Summer Palace in 1860s underway in Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province. The four works are animal heads symbolizing the 12 animal signs of the Chinese zodiac, including pig, ox, monkey and tiger, which were originally water outlets, part of the fountain in the Old Summer Palace. Poly became a household name by acquiring the four animal heads from foreign auction houses, the centerpiece in Poly Art Museum in Beijing. (Photo: China News Service/Zhao Jimin)

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