Burmese Kinnara and three-headed peacock



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*please cut the pictures in two files (for upper and lower half), I will adopt the descriptions afterwards and this file will be speedily deleted then (done by myself)

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English: Illustrations in a Manuscript of talismans and tattoos from Burma.
  • upper image: half-human, half-bird creature and is known as a "Kinnara." This mythical beast was originally an Indian creation thought to inhabit the Himalayas. The legend spread to the countries of southeast Asia, including Burma.
  • lower image: three-headed peacock.
(Text by Library of Congress)
Français : Illustrations issues d'un Manuscrit des talismans et tatouages de Birmanie.
  • image du haut : créature mi-humaine, mi-oiseau appellée "Kinnara". Cet animal mythique était originellement une création indienne, bien qu'étant censé vivre dans l'Himalaya. La légende s'est répandue dans les pays de l'Asie du sud-est, dont la Birmanie.
  • image du bas : canard bleau à trois têtes.
(Texte issu de la Bibliothèque du Congrès des USA)
Date 19th century
Source Library of Congress, Asian Division (2), Washington, D.C., USA, published online at http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/wb-dream.html (wb0002s-th.jpg), section "BURMESE WINGED CREATURE"
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