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  1. 2-11 Walking Buddha, from Sukhothai, Thailand, 14th century.Bronze, high. Wat Bechamabopit, Bangkok. ( Thailand)
    The walking-Buddha statuary type is unique to Thailand and displays a distinctive approach to body form. The Buddha's body is soft and elastic, and the right arm hangs loosely, like an elephant trunk.
  2. 1-5 Seal with Seated Figure Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan ca. 2300-1750 BCE steatite/alkali 1 3/8" x 1 3/8" ( INDU )
    This seal depicting a figure (with three faces?) wearing a horned headdress and seated in a posture used in yoga is evidence that this important Indian meditative practice began as early as the Indus Civilization.
  3. Army of the First Emperor of Qin in pits next to his burial mound, Lintong, China, Qin dynasty,
    ca. 210 bce. __________________________________________Painted terracotta, average figure
    The First Emperor was buried beneath an immense mound guarded by more than 6,000 life-size terracotta soldiers. Although produced from common molds, every figure has an individual-ized appearance.
  4. 1-29 Vishnu lying on the cosmic ocean, from the Mebon temple on an island in the western baray, Angkor,Cambodia, 11th century. Bronze, 8 long.
    This fragmentary hollow-cast bronze statue was originally more than 20 feet long and inlaid with gold, silver, and jewels. It portrays Vishnu asleep on the cosmic ocean at the moment of the universe's creation
  5. 1-4 Nude Male Torso, Harappa, Pakistan, ca. 2000-1900 BCE, red sandstone, 3 3/4" high ( INDU )
    This miniature figure, with its emphasis on sensuous polished surfaces and swelling curves, already displays many of the stylistic traits that would characterize South Asian sculpture for thousands of years.
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  1. Who is Lakshmi?

5 True/False questions

  1. elesphant head. Son of ShivaWho is Ganesha?


  2. 1-11 The Life and Death of Buddha, frieze from Gandhara, Pakistan, second century CE, 2' x 9'
    (Shunga, Andhra, and Kushan Dynasties)
    This Gandharan frieze is one of the earliest pictorial
    narrative cycles in which the Buddha appears in
    human form. It recounts the Buddha's life story from his birth at Lumbini to his death at Kushinagara.
    (a) birth at Lumbini, (b) enlighten-ment at Bodh Gaya, (c) first sermon at Sarnath, (d) death
    at Kushinagara.


  3. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,


  4. 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


  5. 1-21 Rock-cut Temples, Mamallapuram, India, second half of seventh century Left to right: Dharmaraja, Bhima, Arjuna, Draupadi rathas


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