Three ancestral treasures

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Three ancestral treasures (三樣寶)(sān yàng bǎo), (三宗寶)(sān zōng bǎo) or (三寶)(sān bǎo) refers to three treasured items coming from a particular region within the culture of China. Each region has its own three treasures passed down from generations.

List of regional treasures[edit]

The following is sorted alphabetically by region:

Regions Items
Baoding baoding balls (鐵球), flour sauce (面醬), ardisia squamulosa presl (春不老)[1]
Gansu Lanzhou hookah (蘭州水煙), Hequ horse (河曲馬), honeydew melon (白蘭瓜)[2]
Guangdong chenpi (陳皮), aged ginger (老薑), hay (禾稈草)[3][4]
Lin'an City tea leaf (茶葉), dried bamboo shoots (筍乾), hickory nut (山核桃)[2]
Northeast China ginseng (人參), mink fur (貂皮), carex meyeriana grass (烏拉草)[2]
Qinghai deer velvet antler (鹿茸), musk (麝香), cordyceps (冬蟲草)[2]
Tianjin drum tower (鼓樓), artillery battery (炮臺), small-bell chambers (鈴鐺閣)[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Heb.chinanews.com. "Heb.chinanews.com." 三百年风雨弹指过 “槐茂”兴衰几轮回. Retrieved on 2009-06-20.
  2. ^ a b c d e Xinhuanet.com. "Xinhuanet.com." 說三與三寶. Retrieved on 2009-06-20.
  3. ^ Huaxia.com. "Huaxia.com." 廣東三寶之一 禾稈草. Retrieved on 2009-06-20.
  4. ^ RTHK. "RTHK.org." 1/4/2008 three treasures. Retrieved on 2009-06-20.