Cixiang Huizheng zao xiang ji: Bi qiu ni Cixiang Huizheng zao xiang
- Horikoshi, Yoshihiro, Japanese, associated name, donor
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- Rubbing of inscription from votive offering dedicated by Cixiang and Huizheng (both are Buddhist nuns active in Northern Wei Dynasty )
- 37 x 39 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Northern Wei
- Longmen Caves, Luoyang, Henan, China
- Citation/references: Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1989, v. 4, p. 78.
General note: Script style: zheng shu. ; Ta pian, folded, mounted, 1 leaf, 23cm. ; 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. ; For other information, please refer to HOLLIS number: 9717489
Historical: Inscription date: 3rd mo. of 3rd. yr. of Shengui, Northern Wei Dynasty (520).
- Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University
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