Reclining Buddha Temple archway

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Title

Reclining Buddha Temple archway

Description

Colored glaze tile archway at the entrance to the Reclining Buddha Temple (Wofo si) in Beijing's Western Hills district. The 7th century structure's calligraphy ("assembling for instruction in the esoteric canon") is the Qianlong Emperor's (r. 1736-1795).

Date

ca. 640

Contributor

Williams, John R., 1968 -

Rights

This image and its metadata are available for use under the Creative Commons "Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5" license. You are free to use this work for any noncommercial purpose, providing you acknowledge both "IDEAS: Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies," and "John Williams, History Department, Colorado College." For more information on this license, please see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/ For uses that fall outside this license, please contact IDEAS.

Format

image-jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

cocbjn000128
128

Coverage

China
China - People's Republic of China 1949 - present
Beijing
7001758

Files

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Citation

“Reclining Buddha Temple archway,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/3995.