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The No.9 sutra storage cave at Shijing Mountain (石經山) Baycroft, Anne


There are all together 9 caves in the Sutra Storage Cave area of Shinjing Mountain. They were officially numbered when they were unearth in 1965, as numbering of the caves was needed to arrange rubbings of the stones. Sutra Cave No. 8 was chiselled in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Inside 221 sutras with a total of 347 slabs are stored. Photo 2267 shows the caves exterior, photo 2272 and 2276 show it's interior.

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