Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Arts, Design and Contemporary Education

The Phoenix with Elephant Trunk: the First Study of Mythical Creature on the House Ridge of Dai Nationality in Jinghong

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Chunji Zhang
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Available Online May 2016.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icadce-16.2016.86How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Dai nationality in Jinghong; Buddhist temple architecture; Mythical creature on the house ridge; Handmade earthenware
Abstract

This paper adopts research method of anthropology of art and conducts field study on "mythical creature on the house ridge" of Dai nationality in Jinghong. Through introduction to the most representative "phoenix with elephant trunk" and other mythical creature pictures on the house ridge of Buddhist temple of Daile(Water Dai) in Jinghong, this paper summarizes usage of "mythical creature on the house ridge" in Buddhist temple of Dai nationality and current situation of handmade "mythical creature on the house ridge" as an earthenware in Dai nationality.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Arts, Design and Contemporary Education
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
May 2016
ISBN
978-94-6252-211-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icadce-16.2016.86How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2016, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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