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Archivision Addition Module SIX--6,074 images
Type of View:
Marble carriageway at the center of the stairs, carved with imperial motifs
Date of View:
In addition to monumental stairways, a carved central ramp--the imperial carriageway over which the emperor was carried in a sedan chair--leads up to the top of the Dragon Pavement terrace. The ramp is carved with the imperial motifs of dragons chasing pearls amid clouds, mountains and seas.
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Addition Module SIX
built environment; settlements and landscapes; inhabited places; capital cities
complexes; sites (locations); historic sites
Forbidden City: Gate of Supreme Harmony (Taihe Men)
brick; stucco; tile; painted wood
painting and painting techniques
Gate of Supreme Harmony (Taihemen)
Forbidden City, Beijing, Beijing Shi, China