Category:Kong Miao - 1468 - Chenghua Year 4 Stele

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English: A tortoise-borne stele commemorating the renovation of the Temple of Confucius, erected in Year 4 of Chenghua era (AD 1468). It is 4.6 m tall, 2.2 m wide and 0.49 m thin. It stands on a bixi tortoise which is 5.1 m long, 2.4 m wide, 1.35 m tall.

The stele is located in the open air, in front of the eastern stele pavilion that's in front of the God of Literature Pavilion (Kui Wen Ge) and east of Tongwen Gate (Tong Wen Men).

The stele is described as item 57 of the Ming Dynasty section, pp pp 402-404, of the book:

  • 骆承烈 (Luo Chenglie), ed. (2001), 石头上的儒家文献-曲阜的碑文录 (Shitou-shang-de Rujia Wenxian - Qufu-de Bei Wen Lu, "Confucian writing in stone: a catalog of inscriptions on Qufu's steles"), vol. 1, 齐鲁书社 (Jinlu Shushe), ISBN 7-5333-0781-X.
中文(简体)‎: 成化4年重修孔子庙碑
Object location 35° 35′ 41″ N, 116° 59′ 04″ E View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityrama info