Sanzuwu: a Totem

~Han Dynasty, China~

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In Chinese legend, the Sanzuwu, or three-legged crow, is not a trickster or bad omen. He and his brothers were responsible for drawing the sun across the sky each day.

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A Han Dynasty mural painting of a three-legged crow from the Henan province, northern China.
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