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Compare the small rock crystal pillow discovered at the Famen temple in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, the cache under the stupa dedicated in A.D. 874, illustrated in Famen si digong Zhenbao (Precious Cultural Relics in the Crypt of Famen Temple), Xi'an, 1988, no. 30.
See also a closely related Tang dynasty stone pillow made of white marble in this sale, lot 7.