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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 13. The terrace-like site of the ordination platform of T'ongdosa. Photograph: Ghichul Jung, 2010. Figure 13. The terrace-like site of the ordination platform of T'ongdosa. Photograph: Ghichul Jung, 2010. More
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 19. Hyodae and a tentative site of the upasaṃpadā area at Hwaŏmsa, from the viewpoint of the initial axis of approach. Modified from Munhwa Kongbobu Munhwajae Kwalliguk, Kurye Hwaŏmsa silch'ŭk chosa pogosŏ , 277. Artwork in the public domain. Figure 19. Hyodae and a tentative site More
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Published: 01 October 2019
Figure 21. Kŭmdang Hermitage and a tentative site of the upasaṃpadā area at Tonghwasa. Modified from Kungnip, P'algongsan Tonghwasa . Reproduced by permission of Kungnip Taegu Pangmulgwan. Figure 21. Kŭmdang Hermitage and a tentative site of the upasaṃpadā area at Tonghwasa. Modified from More
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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 3. Photograph of the archaeological site of the Shibeidi palace and its que towers. From Hua and Yang, Jiangnüshi , 2: pl. 6. Figure 3. Photograph of the archaeological site of the Shibeidi palace and its que towers. From Hua and Yang, Jiangnüshi, 2: pl. 6. More
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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 12. Site map of the tomb of Prince Jing of Zhongshan. From Zhongguo shehui kexueyuan kaogu yanjiusuo and Hebeisheng wenwu guanlichu, Mancheng Hanmu , 8. Figure 12. Site map of the tomb of Prince Jing of Zhongshan. From Zhongguo shehui kexueyuan kaogu yanjiusuo and Hebeisheng wenwu More
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Archives of Asian Art (2009) 59 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Tamara I. Sears Copyright © Asia Society 2009 Fortified Mathas and Fortress Mosques: The Transformation and Reuse of Hindu Monastic˙ Sites in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries tamara i. sears...
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Published: 01 April 2018
Figure 2. Map of the archaeological sites of the Qin palaces. From Hua and Yang, Jiangnüshi , 1:3. Figure 2. Map of the archaeological sites of the Qin palaces. From Hua and Yang, Jiangnüshi, 1:3. More
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Robert DeCaroli Abstract Visitors to early (second century bce –fifth century ce ) Buddhist monastic sites across South Asia encountered prominent figural images of nāga s, serpent-like beings who were believed to be closely connected to water and rainfall. Such images are commonly identified as...
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Archives of Asian Art (2019) 69 (2): 181–216.
Published: 01 October 2019
... Buddha made in Kuṣān Mathurā were all made to be installed at the venerated caṅkrama sites in Śrāvastī, Vārāṇasī, and Kauśāmbī. This essay groups these specimens together under the rubric of “ caṅkrama type,” and suggests that this new taxonomy can be extended to other early standing statues of Mathurā...
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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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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 April 2018
... program of the Southern Song–dynasty Cave of Perfect Enlightenment (Yuanjuedong) at Baodingshan, Dazu. It argues that the cave serves not as an arena for ritual practice per se but instead presents an idealized representation of such a site. In particular, this essay focuses on the conceptual function of...
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Archives of Asian Art (2018) 68 (2): 215–232.
Published: 01 October 2018
...-known as their counterparts in Dunhuang, the complexes at Kizil and Kumutra, among others, have preserved equally invaluable material evidence of the vibrant interchange of goods, ideas, and cultural practices that took place across the entire region in the first millennium. These sites represent the...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (2): 187–212.
Published: 01 October 2016
... walled town. A newly discovered Liao pagoda site in Xishanpo, Inner Mongolia, is presented. Finally, the article proposes sources for the three-monument arrangement at Kherlen-Bars in Northern Wei, Northern Qi, and the Silla kingdom of Korea. Copyright © Asia Society 2016 Bars-Khot Dule...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 April 2016
... evidence of human activity at such spatiotemporal scales using satellite images. Among its finds are: the site is much larger than the property protected by the Archaeological Survey of India; there is evidence of additional temples and monasteries; and there are indications of a large archaeological...
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Archives of Asian Art (2016) 66 (1): 25–49.
Published: 01 April 2016
... actual site, as well as the contemporary colophons, all point to a memorial function for the scroll. The early provenance of this handscroll indicates that Liang Shicheng, the eunuch at Emperor Huizong's court, was the one who commissioned it. The painting bears witness to the appropriation of the Li...
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Archives of Asian Art (2011) 61 (1): 61–89.
Published: 01 April 2011
... monoliths exist at some forty-five sites, created by Buddhists, Hindus, and Jains over a span of a thousand years. And to those accustomed to the modern concept of finish, half of this vast range of rock-cut monuments appears incomplete. No doubt explanations revolving around singular historical circum...
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 30. Coping stone with Śākyamuni protected by Muchalinda nāga , third century ce . Site Nagarjunakonda Museum, Nagarjunakonda, India. Photograph: Robert DeCaroli, 1997. Figure 30. Coping stone with Śākyamuni protected by Muchalinda nāga, third century ce. Site Nagarjunakonda Museum More
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Published: 01 April 2017
Figure 27. Scenes from Vaiśālī , late 2nd century bce . Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. Amaravati Site Museum, Amaravati. Photograph: University of Michigan, History of Art Department, Visual Resources Collections. Figure 27. Scenes from Vaiśālī, late 2nd century bce. Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh More
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Archives of Asian Art (2007) 57 (1): 51–94.
Published: 01 April 2007
... Sichuan has also Fig. 1. Map of Sichuan. Drawn by author. 52 ARCHIVES OF ASIAN ART Fig. 2. Map of Southeastern Sichuan. Drawn by author. become known as a great repository of artistic and ar- clusters of rupestral sites dated to the Tang and after cheological treasures from China’s...
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Archives of Asian Art (2001) 52 (1): 63–82.
Published: 01 April 2001
... certain image types. Eastern India, in particular the area in the modern Indian state of Bihar encompassing renowned Buddhist sites such as Bodhgaya and Nalanda, is well recognized for its impor- tance in Buddhist history.' Although many details of spe- cific practices have been lost to us...