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Stone carvings (except calligraphy)

Temple sculpture
Earthenware sculpture
Buddhist grotto art
Brick stone reliefs
Stone carvings (except calligraphy)
As the bas-reliefs of the black clay bricks do not clearly show their details to the observer, Chinese artists and scholars reproduced the scenes of these bricks on rubbings that were made by laying a paper on the brick and touching the protruding part of the brick with an ink tampon.
Text and pictures in tables
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