Published on Dec 7, 2013
Yuan dynasty (1279-1368) Embroidery; silk and gold thread
Japanese Phoenix (Hou-Ou/Ho-Oo)
In Hindu mythology, Garuda was a creature with a human body and an eagle’s head, wings, and talons. This Indian miniature painting portrays Garuda with the god Vishnu and his wife on his back.
In Jewish legend, the phoenix’s name is Milcham.
Comet ISON debris tail could mimic Chinese Legend
Plasma Dave can be contacted at email@example.com