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Preface on the construction of a simple pavilion for the God of the northern stronghold Mount Yiwulü (recto), 1690; Sacrifice to the spirit of the northern stronghold Mount Yiwulü at dawn on the sixth day of the first month in the Spring of the 28th year of Kangxi (verso)(新建北鎮醫巫閭山尊神板閣序(碑陽),1690;皇清康熙二十八年春正月初六日黎明從祭北鎮醫巫閭山之神(碑陰),1690) Teiser, Stephen; Bai, Zhaojie; Li, Jing; Lu, Guobin; Zhang, Yuanjing; He, Shuyue

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This stele is located in the front eastern side of the Grand Hall (大殿) at Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 117cm (body height), 83cm (width), and 15cm (depth). The body of this stele is in perfect condition. Words on the forehead are illegible. This stele sits on a tortoise-shaped base and has a trapeziform forehead. This stele was established in the 29th year of Kangxi (1690). The front stele’s title is “Preface on the Construction of a Simple Pavilion for the God of the Northern Stronghold Mount Yiwulü”; its content concerns the construction of three board rooms for the Spirit of Mount Yiwulü due to successful prayers for rain. The back stele’s title is “Sacrifice to the Spirit of the Northern Stronghold Mount Yiwulü at Dawn on the Sixth Day of the First Month in the Spring of the 28th Year of Kangxi", which refers to a five-syllable regulated verse eulogizing Mount Yiwulü. The text on the front and back were all composed by Huang Rujin (黃如謹).

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