Fragment of a painted frontispiece, inscribed with the beginning of the apocryphal Ten Kings of Hell Sutra, showing a six-armed Avalokiteśvara, holding the sun (lost) and moon, and Kṣitigarbha, hooded and wearing a patched robe, flanked by the Ten Kings (several missing). Another fragment from the same frontispiece (OA 1919,0101,0.213) shows a donor figure holding a scroll. Ink and colours on paper.

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Thing

Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
繪畫, Chinese, painting
Subject
bodhisattva, hell
Techniques
painted

People

Depicted
Avalokiteśvara, Kṣitigarbha
Previous Owner
Ten Kings of Hell
Found, Excavated, Collected By
Stein, Marc Aurel

Place

About
Hell/Hades
Found In
Qian Fo Dong

Time

Acquired In
1919
Made
10thC
Period/Culture
Five Dynasties

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