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Archives of Asian Art (2023) 73 (2): 79–106.
Published: 01 October 2023
... structure and pictorial programs on hunping , this essay argues that they embody a binary structure comprising “heaven atop the axis mundi of Mount Kunlun” and the “underworld at the Yellow Springs.” In the third century, beliefs about “binary souls” changed. People in the south started to believe...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Such vaporous emanation from the earth was the Design A: Auspicious Characters as Qi Emitted main feature of landscapes where Immortals resided. from Rocks For instance, Mount Kunlun was described as Design...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 11–43.
Published: 01 April 2001
... the Mount Lu range. Life in the south was not easy either; Immortal" (you xian), travels to the Immortals' mountain the countryside was beset by bandits and uprisings, and Kunlun, meets with transcendent beings, eats magic sub- political life fraught with intrigue and hazard. Even hard- stances...
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Archives of Asian Art (2021) 71 (1): 63–91.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., became the most popular iconographic subtype of the divine pair across the Eastern Han empire. 31 The association of the orbs with Fuxi and Nüwa, not referenced in the transmitted literature, is attested by the image carved on a stone sarcophagus excavated from Mount Guitou 鬼頭山, Jianyang 簡陽...
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