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Shence Jun Bei (Inscription to Commemorate the Emperor's Inspection Tour to the Left-Shen-Ce Forces)

The Shence Jun Bei collected by the NLC is a Northern Song rubbing, mounted in the same dynasty and is at present the unique copy all over the world. The stele mainly recorded the inspection tour upon the Left-Shen-Ce Forces by Emperor Tang Wuzong. Written by Liu Gongquan, a great calligrapher in the Tang Dynasty, the inscription best represents the writing style of Liu.