Stele recording life of Buddhist nun Fawan: Da Tang Xuanhua(?) si gu bi qiu ni Fawan fa shi bei: Bi qiu ni Fawan bei: Fawan chan shi bei
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- 19th. century?
- Rubbing of inscription from a stele recording life of Buddhist nun Fawan (638-688), aunt of Tang Emperor Zhongzong (reign 683-684, 705-710). Texts written by Buddhist monk Chengyuan, calligraphy by Liu Qingdan. Stele commissioned by Buddhist nun Xianwu Jiapi, Fawan's niece.
- 125 x 70.5 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
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- General note: C-17 is a duplicate copy.
Citation/references: Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 68, p. 16-28. ; Xi'an bei lin, 1963. p. 22. ; Xi'an bei lin quan ji, 1999, Case No. 1, v. 8, p. 858-879. (full rubbing and all sections) ; Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 20, p. 80. ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 352. (Fawan fa shi bei)
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; Stele was found being used by craftsman in market place in early Qing Dynasty. ; Stele originally in Xi'an County School and currently in Xi'an Bei Lin.
Historical: Stele date: 10th. day of 5th. mo. of 3rd. yr. of Jinglong, Tang (709).
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