Let’s go and have a look at the little Tigers in the Linyi Museum.
The tiger, known as the King of beasts, as a fierce large carnivore, left a deep imprint in the memory of ancient people, and also occupied a very important position in Traditional Chinese culture.In primitive society, the tiger has become a totem and symbol of worship.The Year of the Tiger is coming, let’s walk into linyi Museum, enjoy the image of the tiger in the collection of cultural relics.In March 1988, it was unearthed in Jinque Mountain, Linyi city museum. The white tiger looked back and glared. Its mouth was wide open and it was roaring.The image of the four gods represented by the white tiger was closely combined with the thought of ascending immortals in the Han Dynasty, playing the role of guiding ascending immortals, auspiciousness and warding off evil spirits.The bamboo slips museum of the Han Dynasty tomb in Yinque Mountain contains four gods of The Three Kingdoms period rules mirror, round knob, square column outside the eight with a seat milk nail pattern and rules to distinguish the inside into four sides and eight poles, respectively, there are green dragon, white tiger, rosefinch, basalts, and feather man, golden black, jade toad, luan bird, in addition to the inscription:”On the mountain, see god, eat Yuying, drink li Spring, drive hand dragon, take floating clouds, appropriate official rank, protect descendants, your fuchang, yue Weiyang”.In addition, there are often inscriptions in the Bronze mirror of the Han Dynasty “Zuo Long right tiger ji ominous, rosebird Xuanwu shun Yin and Yang” sentence, from which we can feel the ancient people to remove the ominous, pray for a smooth Yin and Yang, good life wishes.In the Bamboo Slips Museum of the Han Dynasty tomb in Yinque Mountain, the gilt bronze town of The Three Kingdoms period is stored. The overall shape is that the tiger and the ox bite. The tiger stands on its hind foot, with its left front foot pressing the ox horn and its right front foot resting on the ox’s back, opening its mouth and biting the ox’s back.The cows bowed their heads.Tiger hunting is an artistic theme often expressed in northern grassland culture, which reflects the cultural exchanges between different regions.More magical is, there is a turtle under the tiger and cow, the whole body hollow out, can be active, showed the superb level of bronze making technology at that time, it is a rare art treasures.Linyi City museum of the Ming Dynasty hornbill horn cup, with Yin line carved xiangyun around, relief mountains, cang pine was born on the mountains, lush branches and leaves, extended to the mouth along the wall, the branches are fully carved, bamboo hidden in the mountains between stone cang pine, carved in the trunk of a walking colorful tiger, the tail up.Tiger into the mountains, lifelike, carved between, majestic.These cultural relics of the tiger, or realistic images, brave, or two wings, ascending to the celestial world, the tiger auspicious and exorcising evil images deeply rooted in the hearts of people, still appear in our daily life.In the exhibition hall of the city museum, there are many auspicious tigers that visitors are expected to find for themselves.Lightning news reporter Li Chunxiao correspondent Zhang Wei Linyi report