Taotie: The Mystery of Chinese Mythology’s Famous Glutton

Season 3 Episode 3 | 11m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

This influential ancient monster from Chinese mythology predates the written word. Inspired by ancient bronze and jade iconography detailing the face of a bulging-eyed, gapping-mouthed beast, the Taotie creature is both mysterious and notorious, inspiring fear with its horrible gluttony. The greedy, insatiable appetite of the Taotie, one of the four “legendary monsters” of Chinese Mythology.

Aired: 03/03/21

Rating: NR


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