Permanent Collection

Rubbings


Ching K'o Assassinating the King of Ch'in

Resource Identifier:

12766-11

Subject & Keywords:

HAN PICTORIAL RELIEFS

Description:

The upper panel depicts Ching K'o trying to assassinate the King of Ch'in. The image depicts the tense moment when the assassin Ching K'o threws a dagger which mistakenly hits the palace pillar, allowing the King of Ch'in to escape. The original stone is now kept in Chia-hsiang County, Shantung Province.

Date:

Eastern Han (25-220 A.D.)

Format:

Gross height 66.0,gross width 92.5 cm.

Coverage:

Unearthed from the Wu shrines, Chia-hsiang, Shantung