XIAN: I felt ill that night, woke in the middle of the night with a ranging fever and felt lousy all the next day (May 23), but climbed to the top of the Empress Wu's tomb (path lined by sculptures beheaded by peasants who thought guardian beasts were causing drouths. We descended into the tomb of a princess nearby where we saw this mural of women--the only picture I managed to take that day. m