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  Bao Wei (Leopard Tail)

 

China

Statue of Bao Wei, i.e. Leopard Tail, a guardian of Diyu (fig.), in the courtyard of the Emperor's Hall at Fengdu Ghost City.

 

Bao Wei has a fearsome, cat-like face, with two long fangs, and wearing a headdress in the form of a leopard head and skin. His attribute and weapon is a club or mace.

 

  Bao Wei (Leopard Tail)