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An image of The Nestorian Monument inscriptions by

China

Title
The Nestorian Monument inscriptions
Place of origin
China
Period
Tang dynasty 618 - 907 → China
Year
0781 CE
Media category
Rubbing
Materials used
ink rubbing
Dimensions

a - central panel; 180 x 87 cm

b - right panel; 177 x 26 cm

c - left panel; 71 x 24 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Professor Roderick Whitfield 1999
Accession number
84.1999.a-c
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Columba Cary-Elwes, China and the cross: studies in Missionary history, London, 1957. Note that this is a general reference for this work.

Paul Pellion, L’inscription nestorienne de Si-ngan-fou, Kyoto, 1996.

P.Y. Saeki, The Nestorian monument in China, London, 1916. Note that this is a general reference for this work.

Alvarez Semedo, The History of the Great and Renowned Monarchy of China, London, 1655.