Chinese Rubbings Collection

Da Qin jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei ; Jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei song bing xu

Creation Date:
1912-1945
Description:
Rubbing from stele of "Da Qin jing jiao liu xing Zhongguo bei" -- a monument about Nestorian mission in China in Tang Dynasty. Inscription written by Jingjing (a Buddhist monk active in Tang Dynasty, 618-907), calligraphy by Lü Xiuyan (an official active in Tang Dynasty, 618-907).
Extent:
184 x 87 cm + 47 x 30 cm (the top of the stele).
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
calligraphy
models (representations)
stele (archaeology)
monuments
nestorian church
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
Tang
Minguo
Materials/Techniques:
paper
ink
intaglio
Notes:
Citation/references: Beijing tu shu guan cang Zhongguo li dai shi ke ta ben hui bian, 1989, v. 28, p. 11. ; Zeng bu jiao bei sui bi, 1981, p. 628.
General note: Script style: zheng shu in Chinese and Syriac. ; Ta pian, mounted, 1 scroll, 93 cm. ; Stele currently located in Xi'an bei lin, Shaanxi Province, China. ; For other information, please refer to HOLLIS number: 9815047
Historical: Stele date: 7th day of 1st mo. of 2nd yr. of Jianzhong, Tang Dynasty (781).
Repository:
Harvard-Yenching Library, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork305504/urn-3:FHCL:10873016/catalog
Record ID:
W305504_urn-3:FHCL:10873016