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The Empress and the Temple

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Longmen Caves

WikiLaurent. Longmen Caves. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., 3 Oct. 2010. Web. 14 Nov. 2015.

Why did the Empress Wu Zetian sponsor the Fengxian Temple and its sculptures (part of the Longmen Caves)?

A

As a display of her piety.

B

They were propaganda.

C

They were funerary.

D

They conveyed her power and authority.