SHENGTANG FENGCAI: TANG XUE JING MU SHI GUO XIANKE YISHU. (A Sense of the Glory of the Tang: The Fine Engravings on the Stone Sarcophagus from the Tomb of Xue Jing). Beijing, 2014. 137 pp. Colour and b/w illustrations and b/w drawings throughout. 26x19 cm. Boards.
Xue Jing died in 720 AD and was married into, and closely related to, the Tang dynasty royal family. Located in southern Shanxi province, the tomb is of a large scale and has been robbed at least 3 times over the centuries. Of most interest are the tomb murals and the large stone sarcophagus which bears very fine engravings depicting scenes of flowers and birds and men and women in fine costumes. In Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Carvings
Available, as of: 03/03/2020
Was item 589 in printed List 196.
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