Hongshan Jade Dragon

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by David Owsley Museum
published on 28 September 2017
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The jade dragon from Hongshan, Inner Mongolia, China. Dating to between 4500 and 3000 BCE, it is the earliest known depiction of a dragon. (National Museum of China, Beijing)

Image by David Owsley Museum, used with permission.

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