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  Shou (Siw)

 

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Shou, the Chinese god of longevity (fig.) and a member of the Three Star Gods. He is typically depicted with a semi-bald, oversized, abnormally high forehead and usually with a dragonhead staff and a Peach of Immortality in his hands. The flowerhorn, a fish with a humpy head and the Chinese name luohan, refers to him (fig.).

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