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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2004) 54 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 April 2004
...A. Patel Copyright © Asia Society 2004 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...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 2003) 53 (1): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Padma Kaimal Copyright © Asia Society 2003 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...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 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 (1 April 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 (1 October 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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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 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 (1 October 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 (1 October 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 (1 April 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 (1 April 2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
... on a cultivated and highly public relationship with Buddhist-friendly nāga s. Copyright © 2019 Asia Society 2019 Nāga Buddhist architecture rock-cut architecture water regulation rain-making rituals In 1868, as part of the Meiji-era reforms aimed at dividing Shinto practices from...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 October 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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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 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...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2012) 62 (1): 102–103.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Ando’s hands, approaches we as scholars use in the study of Buddhist the opposition of minimalist sculpture to architecture art, we should also consider how the display of Buddhist and landscape is sublated in tranquil movements of objects might create new forms of Buddhist practice, new shadow and...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2009) 59 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 April 2009
...- cosmopolitan population and architectural activity be- ˙ nence, both in the popular domain as a destination for fore the ‘A¯ dil Sha¯hı¯s transformed it during the sixteenth travel and tourism, and in the scholarly domain as and seventeenth centuries to serve as their capital. an object of academic...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2005) 55 (1): 53–63.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Rebecca M. Brown Copyright © Asia Society 2005 Patna's Golghar and the Transformations of Colonial Discourse REBECCA M. BROWN ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM AND PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY Within architectural history the study of colonial rule in narratives about the Golghar from its...
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Archives of Asian Art (1 April 2005) 55 (1): 65–78.
Published: 01 April 2005
... close, the ornament lends opulence to the architecture. The five-arch, fifteen-bay mosque (Fig. 3), located on the right side of the plinth as the visitor passes through the...