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  1. 2-6 Taj Mahal Arial View ( Mughal )
    The tomb may have been conceived as the
    Throne of God perched above the gardens of Paradise on Judgment Day.
  2. 4 armed holds discus
  3. 2-8 Outermost gopuras of the Great Temple, Madurai, India,completed 17th century. ( nayak)
    The colossal gateway towers erected during the Nayak dynasty at the Great Temple at Madurai feature brightly painted stucco sculptures
    representing the vast pantheon of Hindu deities.
  4. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,
  5. 1-1 Interior, Chaitya Hall, Karle, India, ca. 50 CE (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
    Chaitya halls in Buddhist monasteries house stupas. The form of the rock-cut cave at Karle imitates earlier wooden halls. The massive interior(45 feet tall, 125 feet long) has excellent acoustics for devotional chanting
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  5. e Who is Vishnu?

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  1. 1- 6) Lion Capital, Sarnath, India, sandstone, 7' high, ca. 250 BCE ( Maurya )
    Ashoka formulated a legal code based on the Buddha's teachings and inscribed those laws on columns erected throughout his kingdom. The
    lions on this capital once supported the Buddha's Wheel of the Law.


  2. 1-3 Robed Male Figure,Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan, ca. 2000-1900 BCE, steatite, 6 7/8" high ( INDU )
    Little art survives from the Indus Civilization, and all of it is of small scale. This bearded figure, which scholars think represents a priest-king, has iconographic similarities to some Sumerian sculptures.


  3. 1-2 Great Bath, Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan( INDU)
    some of the oldest recorded private bathing areas and toilet facilities with drainage into public sewers. In the heart of the city stood the so-called Great Bath, a complex of rooms centered on a sunken brick pool ( FIG . 1-2 ) 39 feet long, 23 feet wide, and 8 feet deep.


  4. 2-2 Qutb Minar, begun 13th century, and Alai Darvaza, 1311, Delhi India (Vijayanagar )
    Qutb al-Din Aybak established the sultanate of Delhi in 1206 and built the city's first mosque to mark the triumph of Islam in northern India. The 238-foot-high Qutb Minar is the tallest minaret in the world.


  5. 2-14 Dish with two mynah birds on a flowering branch, fromVietnam, 16th century. Stoneware painted with underglaze cobalt, in diameter. Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena. ( Myanmar )
    Vietnamese ceramists exported underglaze pottery throughout South east Asia and beyond. The spontaneity of the depiction of mynah bird
    on this dish contrasts with the formality of Chinese porcelains.


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