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Xitian Temple (西天寺) Stele Baycroft, Anne; Mitchell, Maggie; Bass, Emma

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Three Ming Dynasty stele lay outside Xitian Temple a few hundred meters away from the temple's main gate. Xitian Temple resides near the centre of Mount Wutai, north of the town of Taihuai. The three Ming stele inscriptions are mounted on stone tortoises. Two of the inscriptions are upright, one with its stone top remaining, one with its stone top missing. The third Ming stele is on its side and partially buried. All stele are engraved in Chinese. Standing stele with top[1253]. Section of standing stele #1 [1256]. Section of standing stele #1 [1257]. Section of standing stele #1 [1258]. Section of standing stele #1 [1261]. Standing stele #1 [1262]. Section of standing stele #2 [1265]. Standing stele #2 [1267]. Section of standing stele #2 [1268]. Section of standing stele #2 [1269].Section of standing stele #2 [1270]. Section of standing stele #2 [1271]. Section of standing stele #2 [1272]. Section of standing stele #2 [1273]. Section of standing stele #1 [1277]. Fallen stele [1279]. Section of fallen stele [1281]. Section of fallen stele [1282]. Section of fallen stele [1283]. Section of fallen stele [1284]. Section of fallen stele [1285]. Section of fallen stele [1289]. Section of fallen stele [1290].

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