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Archives of Asian Art (2004) 54 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 April 2004
...A. Patel Toward Alternative Receptions of Ghurid Architecture in North India (Late Twelfth-Early Thirtheenth Century CE)t A. PATEL UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR It remains uncontroverted that the Shansabanis established which enmeshed northern India, it had been at best a a...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 3–36.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Wei-Cheng Lin Copyright © Asia Society 2011 Underground Wooden Architecture in Brick: A Changed Perspective from Life to Death in 10th- through 13th-Century Northern China wei-cheng lin University of North...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 33–46.
Published: 01 April 2018
... campaigns. It is not surprising that the architectural expression of the early Maratha kingdom had the same artisanal qualities and visual vocabulary as the sultanates of the Deccan, given that most of the Maratha elite families, including Shivaji's grandparents, had served at sultanate courts. Examples of...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Li-kuei Chien Abstract Twin gate towers ( que ) were a characteristic feature of urban and palatial architecture in Chinese cities from the Warring States period onward. Although they initially served the practical military purpose of strengthening the defensive characteristics of gates in the city...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Padma Kaimal A Man's World? Gender, Family, and Architectural Patronage, in Medieval India PADMA KAIMAL COLGATE UNIVERSITY Shortly before 908 C.E., a woman. named Nangai Bhiiti she certainly continued to make large gifts to her temple Aditya Picldriydr sponsored the construction...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Alka Patel Copyright © Asia Society 2009 Expanding the Ghurid Architectural Corpus East of the Indus: The Ja¯ges´vara Temple at Sa¯dadi, Rajasthan1 ˙ alka...
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Archives of Asian Art (2008) 58 (1): 1–42.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Tracy Miller Copyright © Asia Society 2008 The Eleventh-century Daxiongbaodian of Kaihuasi and Architectural Style in Southern Shanxi’s Shangdang Region1 tracy miller Vanderbilt...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (2): 173–197.
Published: 01 October 2020
... monuments survive from this nascent stage of structural North Indian temple architecture, and the Muṇḍeśvarī temple is intriguing because it is an anomaly in terms of its size, composition, and the shape of its plan. This study argues that the Muṇḍeśvarī temple has been misdated, and presents a systematic...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 87–115.
Published: 01 October 2015
... . Miaoyinsi's main hall is unusual architecturally because while it is primarily a traditional Chinese structure, a narrow corridor wraps around three sides of the building, a feature more commonly associated with the architecture of Tibet. This hybrid building type exists in several other temples within this...
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Published: 01 October 2020
Figure 5. Architectural fragments on Muṇḍeśvarī hilltop, Kaimūr District, Bihar. Photograph: Fiona Buckee. Figure 5. Architectural fragments on Muṇḍeśvarī hilltop, Kaimūr District, Bihar. Photograph: Fiona Buckee. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 21–53.
Published: 01 April 2019
... benefits and even directed prayers for salvation. In addition, this essay shows that the architectural and spatial settings in which Enma was placed influenced the understanding of his varied functions, and ultimately enabled his refiguration as a salvific deity who had the power to grant birth in a Buddha...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 139–179.
Published: 01 October 2015
... interest in the vision cult of Wutai Shan's resident deity Mañjuśrī is displayed in the building of the three monasteries, which were all modelled after famed temples at Wutai Shan. An investigation of the ritual, architectural, and artistic productions surrounding the three monasteries reveals the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2015) 65 (1-2): 57–86.
Published: 01 October 2015
... starting point, it also demonstrates how a larger, architectural approach can help us better understand the art of the book in India. Copyright © Asia Society 2015 Illustrated manuscripts palm-leaf manuscripts Buddhist manuscripts Jain manuscripts Hindu manuscripts the art of the book tantra...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... Liao dynasty in eastern Inner Mongolia and Liaoning. The discussion then turns to less tangible aspects of Liao pagoda architecture that are observed at Kherlen-Bars: the relation between a tall monument and lower ones within viewing range, and the relation between a tall Khitan structure and a nearby...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., Setting the Three Jewels , 357–62 . 21. Ibid., 362. 22. Ibid. 23. See Davidson, “Nāga Altar,” 159–60 ; and Fa-Hien, Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms , 51–52 . Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 Nāga Buddhist architecture rock-cut architecture water regulation rain...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
... the careful planning of this site would have involved the collaboration of Indian and Iranian nobility, architects, and painters. Copyright © 2017 Asia Society 2017 Deccan architecture Islamic calligraphy talismans text and image Ni‘matullāh Sufi Timurid The existence of my...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 8. Pitalkhora Caves exterior, Western Ghats, India, second century bce –third century ce . The remaining architectural elements indicate the original size of the façade. Photograph: Robert DeCaroli, 1997. Figure 8. Pitalkhora Caves exterior, Western Ghats, India, second century bce More
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 2. The Diamond Ordination Platform before modern intervention, 1902. From Sekino, Kankoku kenchiku chōsa hōkoku , pl. 18. Reproduced by permission of the Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. Figure 2. The Diamond Ordination Platform More
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Published: 01 October 2020
Jugāl Kiśor temple, Vṛndāvan, Uttar Pradesh, 1627; (f) the Viṣṇupad temple, Gayā, Bihar, 1787; (g) plan of Muṇḍeśvarī from 1812. Adapted from the plan of Muṇḍeśvarī by Neuss, “Temple of Muṇḍeśvarī,” fig. 4; Meister, Dhaky, and Deva , Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture, Vol. II, North India More
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 April 2009
... cinated by instances of architectural reuse dating from Iarchitectural and sculptural reuse has attracted the this span of five centuries. attention of scholars investigating many regions and Until the 1990s5 the academic and public focus on time periods. The late Roman empire and its immediate acts of...