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1. [ac0001] Sacrificial Furnace Offering Burners [ac0001] Sacrificial Furnace Offering Burners 640 STATE;643 CHIEF EXECUTIVE;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; The stone structure here looks like it is located at the southern edge of the interior of the circular mound altar, based on a modern aerial photograph. The low wall is the square that surrounds the circular...

2. [ac0002] A Fine Vista From Altar [ac0002] A Fine Vista From Altar 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;640 STATE;643 CHIEF EXECUTIVE;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; Pictured are 3 of the 24 "Lingxing Gates" 欞星門 that surround the Circular Mound Altar. Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping Colour pictures."...

3. [ac0003] The Temple of Heaven Peking, China [ac0003] The Temple of Heaven Peking, China 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;640 STATE;643 CHIEF EXECUTIVE;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; This building is the symbol of the Temple of Heaven, the "Hall of Prayers for Bumper Harvests" "Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests" 祈年殿 (qiniandian). This building is located at the northern extremity...

4. [ac0004] The Temple of Heaven Peking, China [ac0004] The Temple of Heaven Peking, China 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; Facing north, towards the "Temple of Prayer for Good Harvests." Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping Colour pictures." The "Temple of Heaven" 天壇...

5. [ac0005] Carved Screen & Interior View, Temple of Heaven [ac0005] Carved Screen & Interior View, Temple of Heaven 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping Colour pictures." The "Temple of Heaven" 天壇 was built in 1421 during the reign of the Yongle Emperor. It...

6. [ac0006] Holyway & Gates of Temple of Heaven [ac0006] Holyway & Gates of Temple of Heaven 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; The three-laned pathway to the Temple and the Altar is also called the "Sacred Way" or 神路 or "Heavenly Bridge" 丹陛橋 (Danbiqiao). The raised middle path was reserved for the gods and spirits. Items...

7. [ac0007] Marble Altar of Temple of Heaven [ac0007] Marble Altar of Temple of Heaven 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; Also known as the "Circular Mound Altar" 圜丘壇, built in 1530 for Winter Solstice sacrifices to Heaven. Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping...

8. [ac0008] Imperial World Shrine, Temple of Heaven [ac0008] Imperial World Shrine, Temple of Heaven 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; Also known as the "Imperial Vault of Heaven" 皇穹宇, this structure is located between the larger and better known "Circular Mound Altar" and "Temple of Prayer for Good Harvests" on the opposite ends...

9. [ac0009] Painted Ceiling of Imperial Shrine [ac0009] Painted Ceiling of Imperial Shrine 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; The painted ceiling of the Imperial Vault of Heaven is still a big attraction at the temple complex. Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping Colour...

10. [ac0010] Happy New Year Hall, Temple of Heaven [ac0010] Happy New Year Hall, Temple of Heaven 340 STRUCTURES;346 RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL STRUCTURES;780 RELIGIOUS PRACTICES;782 PRAYERS AND SACRIFICES; "The Temple of Prayer for Good Harvests" is a more common translation of "qi nian dian". Items [ac0001]-[ac0010] were stored in an envelope marked "No 1 The Temple of Heaven Peiping Colour pictures." The...

11. [ac0011] Banqueting Hall or Historic Museum of the Forbidden City [ac0011] Banqueting Hall or Historic Museum of the Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Also known as the "Meridian Gate," the 午門 Wumen gate is at the southern end of the north-south main axis of the palace complex. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were stored in an envelope marked "No...

12. [ac0012] Imperial Throne Forbidden City [ac0012] Imperial Throne Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; In the Hall of Supreme Harmony. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were stored in an envelope marked "No 2 The Forbidden city peiping Colour pictures"

13. [ac0013] Front view of Forbidden City [ac0013] Front view of Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; The Gate of Supreme Harmony 太和門, on the central axis between the Meridian Gate the the Hall of Supreme Harmony. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were stored in an envelope marked "No 2 The Forbidden...

14. [ac0014] The Throne Hall, Forbidden City, Peking [ac0014] The Throne Hall, Forbidden City, Peking 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Also known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony 太和殿. According to a photo album the editor purchased on the grounds in 2002, "During the Ming and Qing dynasties grand ceremonies such as the enthronement...

15. [ac0015] The South Gate of the Forbidden City, Peking [ac0015] The South Gate of the Forbidden City, Peking 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Also known as "Gate of Heavenly Peace" (Tiananmen). The portrait is of Jiang Jieshi, also known as Chiang Kai-shek. Currently, a portrait of Chairman Mao adorns this gate. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020]...

16. [ac0016] Middle Peace Palace, Forbidden City [ac0016] Middle Peace Palace, Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Also known as Zhonghedian 中和殿 "Hall of Middle Harmony." This was a place for the emperor to rest and perform rites on his way to the Hall of Supreme Harmony. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were...

17. [ac0017] Bronze Water Cisterns, Forbidden City Peking [ac0017] Bronze Water Cisterns, Forbidden City Peking 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were stored in an envelope marked "No 2 The Forbidden city peiping Colour pictures"

18. [ac0018] Bronze Incense Burners Forbidden City [ac0018] Bronze Incense Burners Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; From photograph book purchased on-site in 2002: "Ding-style Incense Burner. There are 18 bronze incense burners on the three-tiered marble terrace of the Hall of Supreme Harmony, representing 18 provinces...

19. [ac0019] The Coal Hill, Peking, China [ac0019] The Coal Hill, Peking, China 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;360 SETTLEMENTS;367 PARKS;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Currently known as Jingshan Park (景山公园), the hill was built from earth excavated from the moats that surround the Forbidden City. Cards [ac0011] through [ac0020] were stored in an envelope marked...

20. [ac0020] Banqueting Hall or Historic Museum of the Forbidden City [ac0020] Banqueting Hall or Historic Museum of the Forbidden City 340 STRUCTURES;344 PUBLIC STRUCTURES;640 STATE;644 EXECUTIVE HOUSEHOLD; Also known as the "Meridian Gate," the 午門 Wumen gate is at the southern end of the north-south main axis of the palace complex. This view is from inside of the complex facing south. Cards [ac0011]...
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