Wenley, A. G: THE GRAND EMPRESS DOWAGER WEN MING. And the Northern Wei Necropolis at Fang Shan. Freer Gallery, Occasional Papers, I:1. Washington, 1947. iii, 28 pp. Portrait frontispiece and 7 plates. 3 text figures. 24x16 cm. Paper.
GBP 10.00
The history of the mountain tomb of the Empress Dowager, widow of the Northern Wei Emperor Wen Cheng (452-266), 'built with all the ostentation and poor taste ... of a barbarian horde trying to copy and outdo a highly cultured but vanquished people'. Located near Datong in Shanxi province.
Subjects: Archaeology
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 659 in printed List 189.
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