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  1. Fighter, Devi can turn into Durga
  2. 2-9 Frederick W. Stevens, Victoria Terminus (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus), Mumbai (Bombay), India, 1878-1887. ( British in India )
    Victoria Terminus, named after Queen Victoria of England, is a monument to colonial rule. Designed by a British architect, it i s a European transplant
    to India, modeled on late medieval Venetian architecture.
  3. 1-31 King Suryavarman II holding court, detail of a stone relief, lowest gallery, south side, Angkor Wat, Angkor, Cambodia, first half of 12th century.
    The reliefs of Angkor Wat glorify Vishnu in his various avatars, or incarnations, and Suryavarman II, whom the sculptor depicte d
    holding court and surrounded by his attendants, all of smaller scale than the king
  4. 1-12 Buddha Seated on Lion Throne, Mathura, India, second century CE, red sandstone, 2' 3 ½" ( Kushan )
    One arm raised means have no fear. Details on hands and feet are the wheel of law, which proves he is Buddha.
  5. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,
  1. a Who is Durga?
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d
  5. e

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  1. 1-27 Borobudur, Java, Indonesia, ca. 800 with map
    Borobudur is a colossal Buddhist monument of unique form. Built on nine terraces with more than 1,500 stupas and 1,500 statues and reliefs, it takes
    the form of a cosmic mountain, which wor-shipers circumambulate.


  2. 1-7) Great Stupa, Sanchi, India, third century BCE to first century CE, 50' high 1-7 Exterior Diagram, Great Stupa, Sanchi, India (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
    The sanchi stupa is an earthen mound containing relics of the Buddha. Buddhists walk around stupas in a clockwise direction. Th ey believe that the
    circular movement brings the devotee into harmony with the cosmos.


  3. 1-15 Bodhisattva Padmapani, detail of a wall painting in cave 1,
    Ajanta, India, second half of fifth century.
    Ajanta caves are known for ceiling paintings. Depicts a Bodhisattva ( a potentian budhha/ assistant to buddha and they do not go on to be buddahs because they have a job to humanit to heal and fix us).


  4. Dancing devilWho is Devi?


  5. 3-2 Yangshao Culture vases, from Gansu Province, China, mid-third millennium bce.
    Neolithic Chinese artists produced vessels of diverse shapes even before the invention of the potter's wheel and decorated them with abstract motifs in red and brownish-black on a cream-colored ground.


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