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Chinvat Bridge


Ibolya Horvath
by Uriel1022
published on 10 January 2020
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Line drawing of the eastern wall of the Sogdian sa-pao Wirkak’s sarcophagus (c. 580 CE) in Hsi-an: Wirkak and his wife are on their way over the Chinvat Bridge to the afterlife.

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