Notes on the Geography of China: Han and Tang Imperial Tombs: Photo 11
At the foot of the mountain, and not far from the tunnel entrance, statues of 61 vassal-state envoys suggest the funeral that took place here. The scene is fictitious--many of the envoys never attended the funeral--but it locates them in a position of subservience. All the statues were later decapitated, presumably by xenophobes.
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