Susanoo no Mikoto Battling the Eight-headed Serpent Yamata no Orochi, 1870 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Susanoo no Mikoto Battling the Eight-headed Serpent Yamata no Orochi, 1870 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Yamata-no-orochi- Japanese myth: a dragon with 8 heads and 8 tails. It was defeated by the storm god Susanoo.

Yamata-no-orochi- Japanese myth: a dragon with 8 heads and 8 tails. It was defeated by the storm god Susanoo.

Kawanabe Kyōsai (河鍋 暁斎, May 18, 1831–April 26, 1889). Susano-o no Mikoto subduing Yamata no Orochi, eight-headed serpent in form of dragon, coming up out of raging sea on storm-swept rocky coast.  Meiji period, 1887. TYPE: Hanging scroll, color on silk. DIMENSIONS: 100.4 x 29.7 cm.

Kawanabe Kyōsai (河鍋 暁斎, May 18, 1831–April 26, 1889). Susano-o no Mikoto subduing Yamata no Orochi, eight-headed serpent in form of dragon, coming up out of raging sea on storm-swept rocky coast. Meiji period, 1887. TYPE: Hanging scroll, color on silk. DIMENSIONS: 100.4 x 29.7 cm.

Yamato no Orochi - An enormous eight-headed, eight-tailed Japanese dragon, so huge that it's body stretched over eight hills and eight valleys. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Yamata no Orochi

Yamato no Orochi - An enormous eight-headed, eight-tailed Japanese dragon, so huge that it's body stretched over eight hills and eight valleys. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

八岐大蛇 Yamata no Orochi

八岐大蛇 Yamata no Orochi

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