Saturday, June 27, 2009

Dazu Stone Carvings in China, UNESCO

People's Republic of China

Dazu Stone Carvings

This is postmarked in 2009 with a China stamp with this same image printed on the back 4.20 and another China stamp with flowers for 30.

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This Guanyin statue was carved during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127 to 1279).  It is Known as the ‘Goddess of Mercy’, and has more than 1,000 arms.

This is an UNESCO World Heritage site.
China stamp 1990 
White Flowers

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