Chinese Rubbings Collection

Stele praising Wu Ban, a Chief Clerk, in Dunhuang: Wu ban bei: Dun huang chang shi wu ban bei

Description:
Rubbing of inscription from a stele praising Wu Ban, an officer (position title: "Chang shi"-- Chief Clerk) in Dunhuang during Eastern Han Dynasty.
Creation Date:
19th. century?
Extent:
108 x 66 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
inscriptions
stele (archaeology)
shrines
officers (administrators)
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Eastern Han
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Jin shi cui bian, 1805, v. 8, p. 1. ; Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1991, v. 1, p. 98. (Wu ban bei) ; Zhong hua shu xue da ci dian, 2000, p. 658, p. 345 (Wu shi ci).
General note: Script style: li shu. ; Stele currently in Wu Family Shrine, Jiaxiang, Shandong. Stele was moved into Wu Family Shrine in 1786 (51st. yr. of Qianlong, Qing Dynasty).
Historical: Stele date: 1st. yr. of Jianhe, Eastern Han (147).
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork284068/urn-3:FHCL:1065270/catalog
Record ID:
W284068_urn-3:FHCL:1065270