Stones with Sutra Text


Stones with Sutra Text

calligraphy / Muromachi / Hyogo

Place excavated:From Kaminoue Sutra Mound, Ymasaki-cho, Shisou-gun, Hyogo

Muromachi period, 16th century

Ink on stone

最大 長9.3 幅4.0 厚さ2.1


Small stones with individual characters or passages from Buddhist sutras were buried in the ground as prayers for the deceased, or in the hopes that wishes would be fulfilled."

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