Daily Archives: September 10, 2012

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  • Lantern Festival Photo, Nine-Dragon Mural, posted 2012-09-10

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    Nine-Dragon Mural – Over the next few days I’m going to wrap up my posts from the Lantern Festival that was held this summer at the Missouri Botanical Garden.  This image is one of nine dragons on the Nine-Dragon Mural. According to the Garden’s Lantern Festival Brochure, “The Chinese consider the number nine to be special because it is the largest possible single digit, and nine was considered the number of the Emperor.  Chineses dragons have scales in multiples of […]

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