Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Splitbrain
published on 23 October 2017
Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria

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. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7479/

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Splitbrain, . "Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 23, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7479/.

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Splitbrain, . "Traditional Chinese Roof Tiles & Acroteria." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Oct 2017. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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