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Chen Rongjun & Dongyang Municipal Museum ed: TIAN XIN GUANGMING: DONGYANGSHI ZHONGXINGSI TA CHUTU WENWU. (The Brightness of Heaven's Heart: Artefacts Excavated from the Pagoda at Zhongxing Temple in Dongyang). Beijing, 2019. c. 220 pp. Colour plates throughout. A number of foldouts. 29x24 cm. Cloth.
A study of the artefacts excavated from the underground crypt of the pagoda at Zhongxing Temple in Dongyang in Zhejiang province in China. The pagoda was built in 960 AD during the Wuyue Kingdom of the Five Dynasties. Very fine and rare objects were retrieved, many Buddhist in nature, including Buddhist sutras, reliquaries, Buddhist bronzes, small bronze items, wooden carvings and ceramics. Some of the finds dated from the Northern Song, the majority Five Dynasties. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Buddhist Art
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 3 in printed List 197.
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