Chinese woodblock print

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Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 22 February 2016
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Chinese woodblock print

Woodblock print in the shangtu xiawen format (illustration above, text below) from the 9th century CE, Tang Dynasty. The top part shows the seated Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, flanked by two inscribed cartouches. The bottom part contains a long prayer. Printed in ink on paper.

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Museum, T. T. O. T. B. (2016, February 22). Chinese woodblock print. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4560/

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Museum, The T. O. T. B. "Chinese woodblock print." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 22, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4560/.

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Museum, The T. O. T. B. "Chinese woodblock print." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Feb 2016. Web. 08 Apr 2020.

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