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Stele record of the sacrifice by Chen Yue in the name of the emperor, 1477(陳越致祭碑,1477) Jia, Jinhua; Yang, Zhaohua; Li, Lin; Yuan, Xiaoli; Tian, Menglu


This stele is located on the west side of the courtyard behind the Hall of Imperial Incense (御香殿) and in front of the Grand Hall (大殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 143cm (body height), 88cm (width), and 21cm (depth). The body of this stele is badly efflorescent, and the words are illegible. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a quadrated forehead without inscriptions. This stele was established in the 13th year of Chenghua (1477). The stele does not have a title. According to its content, it is named “Stele of the Sacrifice by Chen Yue in the Name of the Emperor”, which describes Emperor Ming Xianzong sending official Chen Yue (陳越) to perform a sacrifice to the spirit of Mount Yiwulü.

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