Bei Wei zhi Bei Qi zao xiang
- Horikoshi, Yoshihiro, Japanese, associated name, donor
- Creation Date:
- Rubbing of inscription from votive offering dedicated during Northern Wei Dynasty and Northern Qi Dynasty, 386-577.
- 112 x 67 cm to 115 x 31 cm
- No linguistic content
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- Style Period:
- Northern Wei
- Longmen Caves, Luoyang, Henan, China
- General note: Script style: zheng shu. ; Ta pian, folded, mounted, 7 leaves, 30cm. ; 1 seal, Kuyue wen ku (Horikoshi bunko), on each leaf. ; 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: 9717561
Historical: Inscription date: from Northern Wei Dynasty to Northern Qi Dynasty (386-577).
- Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University
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