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  1. 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.
  2. scantily clad women who make mango trees flower. Their pose was later used to represent Queen Maya giving birth to the Buddha.
  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. 1-16 Boar Avatar of Vishnu, Udayagiri, India, early fifth century, 22' x 13'
    The oldest Hindu cave temples are at Udayagiri, a site that also boasts some of the earliest Hindu stone sculptures, such as this huge relief of VISHNU as the boar Varaha rescuing the earth.
  5. 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.
  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d What is a Sanchi Yakshis?
  5. e

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  1. What is
  2. Who is Lakshmi?

5 True/False questions

  1. 1. Birth - Lumbini
    2. Enlightenment - Bodh Gaya
    3. First Sermon - Sarnath
    4. Death - Kushinagara


  2. 2-12 Emerald Buddha, Emerald Temple, Bangkok, Thailand,15th century. Jade or jasper, 2 6 high.
    The Thai king dresses the Emerald Buddha,carved from green jade or jasper, in a monk's robe and a king's robe at different times of the year, underscoring the image's symbolic role as both Buddha and king.


  3. 2-10 Maharaja Jaswant Singh of Marwar,ca. 1880. Opaque watercolor on paper, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Poster).
    ____________(Brithish in India ) ______________________________
    Jaswant Singh, the ruler of Jodhpur, had himself portrayed as if he were a British gentleman in his sitting room, but the artist employed the same materials that Indian miniature painters had used for centuries.


  4. 2-1 Taj Mahal, Agra, India, 1632-1647 ( Mughal )
    The first Islamic dynasty in South Asia was the 13th-century sultanate of Delhi, but the greatest was the Mughal Empire. The Taj Mahal, the most famous building in Asia, is a Mughal mausoleum.


  5. 1-24 Mithuna reliefs, detail of the north side of the Vishvanatha Temple, Khajuraho, India, ca. 1000.
    Northern Hindu temples are usually decorated with reliefs depicting deities and amorous couples (mithunas). The erotic sculptures suggest
    the propagation of life and serve as protectors of the sacred precinct.