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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2016) 66 (1): 81–105.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Michelle C. Wang Abstract The Thousand-armed Mañjuśrī is an enigmatic form of the bodhisattva that appeared primarily in the Mogao cave shrines in northwestern China. There, the deity was nearly always paired with the Thousand-armed Avalokiteśvara on opposite walls or on opposite sides of a doorway...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... arena per se (after all, the placement of the bodhisattva in the middle of the cavern's floor seems to preclude large-scale ritual activity), it can be understood to present an idealized representation—or, as Robert Sharf has described the Mogao caves of Dunhuang, an “icon”—of such a site. 79...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
... evidence from Dunhuang attesting to the active involvement of lay patrons in the creation and reception of cave temples, Sharf's proposition might well be applicable to a significant number of units at Mogao Caves. But the situation in Kucha is decidedly different, as both archaeological data and extant...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2014) 64 (2): 119–163.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Location of other monks in the scene of Lady Maya circumambulating S´a¯kyamuni’s casket. Nirva¯na tableau on the south wall of Cave 332, Dunhuang Mogao Caves.˙ Fig. 20...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
.... of data. Sato Chisui2 and Hou Xudong3 both assembled This paper is a study of one of the patrons of the large numbers of inscriptions from the epigraphic literature West Cave-Temple at the site of Shuiyu Si in southern and tabulated them according to a wide range of criteria. Hebei Province, a...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2013) 63 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2013
... magistrate as a man named Cui Ziyu a histori- cal figure from the Tang period, based on a manuscript from Mogao Cave 17 at Dunhuang. In his pioneering...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... three dimensions in Yungang dong, with nine pagodas on its roof;32 another is at 雲岡 caves, dated between the 460s and 490s, in minia- Huishan 會善 Monastery on Mount Song 嵩, the loca- ture portable examples dated to the fifth century, and in tion of the pagodas of Fawangsi and Yongtaisi in Henan Mogao...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
... appears commonly in Chinese steles of the sixth–seventh centuries as well as in earlier cave-temple images.14 I believe that the presence of two...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 2016) 66 (2): 239–269.
Published: 01 October 2016
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2010) 60 (1): 19–42.
Published: 01 April 2010
...- chrome; h. 191.5 cm. Shin Yakushiji, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Photograph courtesy of Shin Yakushiji. that is, Bhaisajyaguru plus six of his Cave 220.11 Since Cave 220...