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Stele established in 1682 recording the sacrifice by Cui Weilin in the name of the emperor (recto); Name list (verso)(1682年制崔蔚林致祭碑(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 267cm (body height), 100cm (width), 20cm (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 four characters, “Yu Ji Zhu Wen 御祭祝文” (Prayer for the Imperial Sacrifice), on the front of the stele forehead. This stele was established in the 21st year of Kangxi (1682). The stele does not have a title. According to its contents, it is named “Stele of the Sacrifice by Cui Weilin in the Name of the Emperor”, which describes Emperor Qing Shengzu sending official Cui Weilin (崔蔚林) 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. Calligraphed by Shen Ji (沈基).

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