Chinese Buddhist Votive Stele

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 01 December 2018

This Buddhist votive stele made from chalkstone comes from China's Shanxi province, and it dates from c. 520 CE during the era of the Northern Wei Dynasty. (Museum Rietberg, Zürich)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, December 01). Chinese Buddhist Votive Stele. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9629/

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Wiener, James B. "Chinese Buddhist Votive Stele." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 01, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9629/.

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Wiener, James B. "Chinese Buddhist Votive Stele." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 01 Dec 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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