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Forbidden City

Rabs003. Forbidden City. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., 12 Oct. 2008. Web. 14 Nov. 2015.

The use of yellow roofs on the buildings in the Forbidden City was chosen


because it represents the earth and was associated with the royal family.


as a symbol of the wealth of China under the Chengzu emperor and his successors.


to symbolize health and prosperity which were desired by the emperor.


because it stands for completeness and eternity.

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