Epitaph for Mei Duan and his wife, Lady Hu - ROM2017_15822_3

ROM2017_15822_3

Epitaph for Mei Duan and his wife, Lady Hu

Medium:Limestone
Geography: China
Date: Dated 713 AD
Period: Tang Dynasty
Dimensions:
7.8 × 42.7 × 43.8 cm
Object number: 921.21.160
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
Not on view
DescriptionEpitaphs were positioned inside a tomb, usually near the entrance. This epitaph still retains it cover and indicates that Mei Duan (650 – 706) and Lady Hu (659 – 713) were buried together on the first day of the second month of the second year of the Xiantian period, at noon, "in a farewell for ten thousand years."
Collection:
China
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