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Lollipops resemble antique jade pendants

Updated: Oct 22, 2021 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print
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The jade pendants from the Spring and Autumn Period, from the collection of Henan Museum [Photo/Official WeChat account of Henan Museum]

Lollipops or jade pendants? Don’t be afraid to have a taste and find out!

The Henan Museum has rolled out lollipops resembling a pair of jade pendants carved to look like human heads and snake bodies. Dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC), the pendants represent men and women and symbolize conjugal affection and fidelity.

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