Konshi ginji Kegonkyo
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"A fragment of a sutra copied in silver on indigo-colored paper. An 8th century copy. Original.", "This piece, retrieved from a fire at the monastery Tō-dai-zhi long ago, is one of the oldest remnants of the kind known in Japan." (K. Asakawa. "Gifts of the Yale Association of Japan," 1945).
Yale Association of Japan Collection original call number: Ab2.
Scroll: 23.0 x 108.6 cm rolled to 23.0 x 26.7 cm in diameter. One roll in a wood box.
A fragment of a sutra copied in silver on indigo-colored paper. An 8th century copy. Original. This piece, retrieved from a fire at the monastery To-dai-zhi long ago, is one of the oldest remnants of the kind known in Japan.
Manuscript, in an unidentified hand.
1 scroll; 23 cm.
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