Masking Death: Funerary Art of Medieval China Zöe’s Review

Death is the mysterious fact that all ancient people facing as well as contemporary us. Tomb in a Confucius concept is very important ritual given the fact that they believe there is an after world. And the Buddhism believes the same only with one more thing adding that is what you are doing in this world will decide if you will suffer in the after life. 

This book gives you a thorough understanding of Chinese tomb from Han to Tang dynasty. Very interesting questions are rising. For instance, in various eras there are the same theme found in the tombs: a person peeking through an ajar door with half body hidden. Why is that, how did ancient people share such a concept ? With all these questions, this book answers you, or at least, lead you.

See more about the book, the review, here

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