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Bāxiān (八仙), "Eight Immortals"
Eight figures from Chinese Daoist mythology.
Chinese decorative pattern consisting of archaic dragon motifs.
Nias name for the monkey-like figure carved on some sword hilts.
Nias word for the monster head that the people of Nias carved.
Sinhalese term for a mythical bird.
A mythical Burmese, shape-shifting creature.
Nickname for Guan Yu's "Green Dragon Crescent Blade".
Sinhala for the head of a mythical bird. Often used as sword ornament.
An all-devouring creature that is used across Asia as an auspicious decorative element.
Tāotiè (饕餮) is a mythical creature that is used as a decorative element.