Auspicious Bricks
Auspicious Bricks

There are three words in total: Ten Thousand Years.

Introduction: There are three words in total: Ten Thousand Years. The auspicious bricks have appeared as early as the Western Han Dynasty (BC202-AD8), such as "the earth is infinite" and "invincible with the heaven". On the city wall bricks of Nanjing City Wall, there are similar auspicious brick texts, such as "Ten Thousand Years," "Long-Life," etc. These bricks with auspicious words are with implied meanings of good fortune and reflect the good expectations of the craftsmen for the future. 


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