Inscription Recording the Erection of an Image by Hui-hsün and Hui-kang
Item No. : 10958
A.D.543 Northern Wei dynasty
Gross height 267.0,gross width 115.0 cm.
The original stone is now kept in the Metropolitan Museum of Art,New York.
This stele was broken into two parts when stolen and moved from its original site. On the upper half appear three figures, Manjusri asking after Vimalakirti and devotees. On the lower half appears the inscription of the group of devotees that sponsored the stele. Beneath this is a scene from the life of Sudana, one of the former incarnations of the Buddha known for his charity. Buddhas are depicted on the back of the stele. The stele is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.