... wooden tablet' for the corpse (if really a corpse is intended; the word shi is ambiguous) proves the \muzhu\ to have been an image of the corpse, and therefore he translates \muzhu\ by 'wooden statue'. Nothing could be more arbitrary. The \muzhu\... Bulletin - Sidan 5efter Östasiatiska museet - 1929Obegränsad förhandsgranskning
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...deceased, ie a statue of the deceased. Karlgren proposes the idea of ancestral tablet because: 'The wooden ancestral tablet was the resting place of the...this mental force of his into play on the side of the descendent.' (Karlgren 1930: 9). See also Schindler 1923: 320. the eyes be bright]. Then follows a...