Chinese woodblock print

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
The Trustees of the British Museum
22 February 2016
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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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