Huangfu Wengang bing qi zao You tian wang xiang ji
- Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955, American, associated name, donor
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- Rubbing of inscription from votive offering dedicated by Huangfu Wengang and his wife to build a votive image of "You tian wang"-- King Udayana (Udayana: also called Udayana Vatsa, king of Kausambi, present-day Allahabad district, India).
- 31.5 x 14 cm
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- Jing shan si dong, Longmen Caves, Luoyang, Henan, China
- Citation/references: Ryumon sekkutsu no kenkyu, 1941. p. 252 (inscription no. 58).
General note: Script style: kai shu. ; Longmen Grottoes: Buddhist Cave Temples distributed on the cliffs along the banks of Yihe river, 13 kilometers south of Luoyang City, Henan Province. The carving work on the first cave at Longmen was already began when Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei Dynasty moved the capital to Luoyang in 495. Construction on caves had been carrying on for more than 500 years, during Western Wei, Eastern Wei, Northern Qi, Sui,Tang and Five Dynasties. Thus formed a scale of more than 2,000 caves and niches, over 100,000 images on 1-kilometer cliffs from south to north on the two hills of Yique. ; Jin shan si dong: Jinshan Temple Cave. Located south of western mountain of Longmen. Cave was built between 656-664 dedicated by Madam Wei, concubine of Tang Taizhong (reigned 627-649).
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