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Prayers for rain

unknown1400/1900

Korean Stone Art Museum

Korean Stone Art Museum
Seoul, South Korea

A dragon-engraved stonework used in rain rituals. As dragons were symbolically portrayed as the "god of water" in many Eastern cultures, precipitation rituals were held in the presence of a dragon-engraved stonework or in front of a dragon-shaped rock or well.

Details

  • Title: Prayers for rain
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: 1400/1900
  • Type: sculpture

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