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Jin Dynasty Brick Reliefs from Shanxi Province in the Luoyang Museum of Ancient Arts
Pages: 57-67
Year: Issue:  5
Journal: Journal of National Museum of Chinese History

Keyword:  Jin Dynasty brick reliefboy and flowerupapaduka;
Abstract: The Luoyang Museum of Ancient Arts acquired a group of Jin Dynasty brick reliefs with gatekeepers, musicians, scenes from the filial son stories, flowers, animals, and muscular males. The bricks with filial son story scenes each have a piety ranking with the name of dutiful son in the title. This paper also studies two bricks with a boy and flower and concludes that according to historical records, such images should be called upapaduka (birth by transformation).
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