Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria

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Mark Cartwright
by Splitbrain
published on 23 October 2017
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A detail of a roof from the Forbidden Cty, Beijing. In ancient Chinese architecture the yellow tiles, curved roof, and dragon acroteria were all typical features of imperial buildings.

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Splitbrain, . (2017, October 23). Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7479/traditional-chinese-roof-tiles--acroteria/

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Splitbrain, . "Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7479/traditional-chinese-roof-tiles--acroteria/.

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Splitbrain, . "Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2017. Web. 18 Oct 2021.