Reconstructed screen with image of Kongzi from the Haihunhou tomb of Liu He

Nanchang's Haihunhou tomb once again yields a marvelous discovery.  Researchers have pieced together the lacquered screen with the earliest depiction of Kongzi. What they discovered is that the screen had embedded within it a rectangular bronze mirror that served as a clothes mirror.  The vertical mirror is 76 milimeters long and 46 milimeters wide.  It also had a lacquered wood cover that would hide the mirror.  On this cover is a prose-poem called a "Clothes Mirror Fu" 《衣镜赋》 and an image of Zhong Zi listening to the zither 钟子期听琴图.

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