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Stele established in 1668 recording the sacrifice by Du Duyou in the name of the emperor (recto); Name list (verso) (1668年制杜篤祐致祭碑(碑陽);題名(碑陰)) Teiser, Stephen; Bai, Zhaojie; Li, Jing; Lu, Guobin; Zhang, Yuanjing; He, Shuyue


This stele is located on the front eastern side of the Grand Hall (大殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 192cm (body height), 103cm (width), and 29cm (depth). The body of this stele is in perfect condition. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a dragon forehead; there are five characters, “Chong Xiu Bei Zhen Miao 重修北鎮廟” (Renovation of Beizhen Temple), on the front of the stele forehead. This stele was established in the 7th year of Kangxi (1668). The stele does not have a title. According to its contents, it is named “Stele of the Sacrifice by Du Duyou in the Name of the Emperor”, which describes Emperor Qing Shengzu sending official Du Duyou (杜篤祐) to perform a sacrifice to the spirit of Mount Yiwulü. There is a list of names carved on the back of this stele, as well.

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