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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., such as the drafting techniques later implemented in engineering schools during the modernizing reforms of the late nineteenth century. shuanggou materiality evidential research legibility stele rubbings In 1800 the public official and literatus Huang Yi 黃易 (1744–1802) published Xiao...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 99–100.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the sculpture legible. Would a veterans developed and staged a series of performances formulaic understanding of iconography even have been inspired by their experiences with the works in the important, or was the sculpture’s efficacy the most im- exhibition. By working with communities that are not...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 100–102.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Catherine Becker Copyright © Asia Society 2012 100 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART capable of relaying this information—that it was specific workshops in which former prisoners and homeless locality that rendered the sculpture legible. Would a veterans developed and staged a series of...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 April 2009
.... The Hadith, included in the manual compiled by Ibn The Epigraphic Context of the Kadwaha Mihra¯ b Majah (d. 886), is similarly appropriate to its mosque ¯ ¯ ˙ context. The legible extant portion, on the left...
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 April 2013
... chamber Changsem Sherab Zangpo actually 23, 24). Based on a number of legible inscriptions under- used, this very cramped chamber is fused to the vertical neath the mural’s portraits, including ones naming the cliff wall, just to the right of the main cave, and has just First, Second, and Fourth Dalai...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., Shimen Shan Cave 6 is the protect, to remove evil obstructions, to cure illnesses, to best preserved and the only one with legible inscriptions grant worldly success, to ensure rebirth in a Buddhist identifying each form of Avalokites´vara represented Pure Land, and so on.44 Hence, each of the ten...
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Archives of Asian Art (2006) 56 (1): 11–30.
Published: 01 April 2006
... flaming mani are not visible from the west Cave itself, but would have pearl, and the epitaph inscription incised on the cliff face been visible from any temple buildings that stood nearby. to the left of the entrance is still mostly legible. A group The caves do not contain any Buddhist sculpture...
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Archives of Asian Art (2014) 64 (2): 97–118.
Published: 01 October 2014
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 April 2009
... legible, although the Devana¯garı¯ of the longer Old follows:32 Mara¯thı¯ inscription is written in a more controlled man- ˙ 29 ner than the ‘‘broken Nasta‘lı¯q’’ of the shorter Persian Hail! In the auspicious S´ aka (year) 1242 (1320 ce), inscription carved into the upper...
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 143–187.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Lantsa (or Rañjanā) script, a formal script for Sanskrit dhāraṇī or prayer invocations (see Figure 18 ). This script, used for “invocatory” and “consecratory” purposes, 39 is not readily legible to most Tibetans, and so hardly interferes with the viewing process. Moreover, it is text already...
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Archives of Asian Art (2020) 70 (1): 51–83.
Published: 01 April 2020
.... 59. A vertical four-character seal in the lower right giving probably the name of a studio (Yi shen [?] [?] 益神□□) is only partly legible due to the poor quality of the paste and impression (like the imperial seal). If it is Puyi's seal, it might refer to a place in the Forbidden City and may have...
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Zhan. been damaged beyond legibility. These creatures, roam- Ritual chapters in the Wei dynastic history describe ing about in a landscape of small trees and rocky hills, canopied carriages adorned with flying Immortals and and the ceiling constellations are rooted in the Han mythical creatures...
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 105–133.
Published: 01 April 2009
... From the legible part of the inscription, we know several important points. First, the stele was made in the cyclical year of Kyeyu in connection with a temple...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 133–156.
Published: 01 October 2018
... covered with a smooth surface as a horizon of symbolic legibility, many of Qianlong's poetic verses magnified the indescribable, inscrutable content of ceramics, relying on an irretrievable spectacle of fire's power ( huoqi ). The contingent nature of signification between text and object comes into...
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Archives of Asian Art (2003) 53 (1): 26–53.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Tiruccendurai breast—the most readily identifiable marker of this image temple, its position on the temple would be consistent type—have broken off but the figure is still legible as with the same figure's placement at the MuvarkOyil.' Ardhanari. Note the asymmetries between the broad male The evidence...
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Archives of Asian Art (2012) 62 (1): 25–46.
Published: 01 April 2012
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Archives of Asian Art (2017) 67 (2): 189–208.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., and white strapwork, the calligraphic talisman here is in a teardrop-shaped pendant with a dark brown ground. It consists of the words “ Allāhu aḥsan al-khāliqīn ” (God is the best of creators) repeated twice in legible form and twice in reflection. 38 Like two intertwined links of a chain, the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 67–86.
Published: 01 April 2018
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Archives of Asian Art (2013) 63 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 April 2013
... multi- sionalization. Membership advertisements asserted that lingual legibility through carefully chosen stamps and 90 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART storefront signs. The Nanjing Guwan Shangdian Shanghai residents, work on commission for other dealers, kept a signboard touting ‘‘The Nanking...
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Archives of Asian Art (2010) 60 (1): 43–78.
Published: 01 April 2010