The types and development history of Easter eggs

Update:05 Jun 2020

There are a wide variety of egg carving works, including portraits of bai characters, flowers, birds, fish and insects, du Beijing opera masks, poems, and zhi paintings. The main and auxiliary works are very suitable, but they are wonderful. For example, the "Portrait" egg carving, from the ancient emperor general to the modern celebrity, all the images are realistic, and the dragon is alive.

In front of you, you are intoxicated; in the "flowers, birds, fishes and insects" egg sculpture, the grasshopper's wings winged, flowers and grass dew, flowers and birds, and goldfish playing in the water, will surely make you relaxed and happy; In the "painting and calligraphy" egg carving, the front is engraved with a portrait of the poet and the back is engraved with poems and poems, and calligraphy is merged into it. It can be said that characters, poems, and calligraphy are melted in one furnace, such as storing treasures, making people never tire of it. Endless aftertaste.


Almost all traces of egg culture can be found in the historical rivers of different nationalities and regions in the world, and most of them are related to the seasonal seasons. Among them, the most inherited to date is the Christian egg culture with the resurrection egg as the iconic symbol. Easter is a traditional Christian holiday that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus three days after his death. The date is the first Sunday after the vernal equinox of each year. Regarding the origins of the Easter festival, both Chinese and Western historiography have "Easter may come from the Wind Festival of Ancient Egypt (also known as "Taiqing Festival" and "Spring Festival", which was called "Sharmo" in ancient times, meaning "recovery of all things". )" speculated that around the 13th century BC, the Wenfeng Festival spread from the Hebrews who fled Egypt to the "Canadienite" to the area around Palestine, and has since become a Passover of Judaism.

Later, because Jesus was crucified during the Passover, it became Good Friday in Pan-Christianity. After that, the Passover sacrament controversy and the Easter sacrament controversy in the church, and finally made a final decision in the Council of Nicea to cancel the Passover and only observe Easter. The custom of resurrected eggs was born in the fusion of Western egg culture and Christian culture in the twelfth century. Its main contents are "painted eggs", "donated eggs", "eating eggs", and "being eggs". Differences, different beliefs and other factors produce differences