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'Qing Dynasty Queen' hosts sacrificial rites

People's Daily Online)  08:11, April 26, 2013  

The sacrificial rite dedicated to the Goddess of Silkworm is held in Beihai Park in Beijing. It's the highest state sacrificial rite held by queens in Qing dynasty. The persons who offer and receive sacrifices were all female, which was rare in the feudal society. (

Edited and translated by Li Qian, People's Daily Online

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(Editor:LiQian、Ye Xin)


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