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Beautiful, Wild and Weird: Art from China's Forbidden City

Ancient bells

China's Forbidden City, art

(Image credit: Owen Jarus.)

One of a set of 12 bells built by Emperor Qianlong in AD 1761. It stands several feet tall.

Owen Jarus
Owen Jarus writes about archaeology and all things about humans' past for Live Science. Owen has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto and a journalism degree from Ryerson University. He enjoys reading about new research and is always looking for a new historical tale.