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  1. 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.
  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. scantily clad women who make mango trees flower. Their pose was later used to represent Queen Maya giving birth to the Buddha.
  4. 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.
  5. Fighter, Devi can turn into Durga
  1. a
  2. b What is a Sanchi Yakshis?
  3. c Who is Durga?
  4. d
  5. e

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  1. Who is Devi?

5 True/False questions

  1. 4 armed holds discusWhat is the lotus a sign for?


  2. 1. Life is suffering
    2. The cause of suffering is desire
    3. One can overcome and extinguish desire
    4. The way to conquer desire and end suffering is to follow the Buddha's Eightfold Path
    What is


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


  4. 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.
    Who is Lakshmi?


  5. 3-4 Standing male figure, from pit 2, Sanxingdui, China, ca. 1200-1050 bce. Bronze, 8 5 high, including base. Museum, Sanxingdui.
    Excavations at Sanxingdui have revealed a Chinese civilization contemporary to the Shang but with a different artistic aesthetic. This huge statue has elongated proportions and large, staring eyes