Chinese Terracotta Statue - Zodiac Sign - Ox
- Chinese Terracotta statue.
- Terracotta is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic
- This is reproduction statue from the middle of the twentieth century.
- In archaeology and art history, "terracotta" is often used of objects not made on a potter's wheel, such as figurines.
The 12 Chinese Signs - Chinese Astrology:
- Chinese astrology is based on calendar and astronomical notions, which cycle is twelve years.
- Each cycle is represented by 12 animals which are generally associated with the twelve terrestrial branches.
- The 12 animals are in order: Rat / Mouse, Ox / Buffalo, Tiger, Rabbit / Hare, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat / Goat / Sheep, Monkey, Rooster / Phoenix, Dog, Pig / Boar / Pork.