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Stele established in 1343 recording the sacrifice in the same of the emperor at Beizhen Temple (recto); Name list (verso)(1343年制北鎮廟代祀記(碑陽);題名(碑陰)) Jia, Jinhua; Yang, Zhaohua; Li, Lin; Yuan, Xiaoli; Tian, Menglu


This stele is located in the Grand Hall (大殿) of Beizhen Temple. The size of this stele is 103cm (body height), 77cm (width), and 19cm (depth). The body of this stele is in good condition. There are four characters, “Yu Xiang Zhi Bei 御香之碑” (Stele of Imperial Incense), on the front of the stele forehead. This stele was established in the 7th year of Zhizheng (1347). The title of this stele is “Stele Record of the Sacrifice in the Name of the Emperor of Imperial Incense”, which describes Emperor Yuan Huizong sending official Yexian Buhua (也先不花) 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 [image not available]. Composed by Zhang Yuanmei (張元美), the stele body was calligraphed by Dong Li (董理), and the stele top was calligraphed by Yao Bin (姚彬).

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