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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 )
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    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.
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    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 )
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    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
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    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
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    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)
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    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.
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    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.
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    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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