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F1911.466

Tortoise

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1911.466
F1919.174

Luohans Moving Through Forests and Sea

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1919.174
<p>In this painting two luohan crossing the sea, one riding a dragon and another a turtle, are greeted by an emperor-like figure holding a scholar&#8217;s tablet, bowing in respect. A servant carries a tripod vessel on his head as a gift. The scroll ends with three women at the door of an underwater palace.</p>
S1987.638

Pendant in the form of a turtle

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.638
<p>Pendant; turtle, carved in round; no decoration; pierced at shoulder; translucent green. (Mostly calcified; much surface damage; pits, worn; feet one side, tail chipped off; red deposit.) (Jenny F. So, October 17, 1996) The large smooth shell, marked by a low central ridge, dominates this sculpture of a turtle. Turning slightly to one side, the &#8230;</p>
S1987.579

Pendant in the form of a reptile

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1987.579
<p>Pendant; flat with animal viewed from above; some carving; pierced; translucent green. (One interior crack.)</p>