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Tienshui is a mid-sized city in Gansu Province, about 15 kilometers west of Mt. Maiji. It is the home of the fifteenth-century FuXi Temple, which houses an excellent museum. There is or more info on TienShui and a video of FuXi Temple at http://www.travelchinaguide.com/cityguides/gansu/tianshui/
"The Scholar"
This square in front of FuXi Temple is used by gentlemen like this one for displaying their caligraphy skills.
He saw the foreign visitor and changed his language.
FuXi Temple
I searched the Internet for an explanation of this apparently Egyptian style but had no luck.