Rat, rabbit head sculptures on display

Updated: 2013-07-19 09:46


Rat, rabbit head sculptures on display

A bronze head of a rat is on display at the National Museum of China in Beijing, capital of China, July 18, 2013. The bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit, donated by the Pinault family of France in April, were on display at the museum Thursday. The two pieces of relics were among 12 animal head sculptures that formed a zodiac water clock previously stood at Yuanmingyuan, or the Old Summer Palace, in northwest Beijing. They were looted by Anglo-French Allied forces during the Second Opium War in 1860.[Photo/Xinhua]


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