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  1. 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.
  2. 1-14 Interior of Cave 19, Ajanta, India, second half of fifth century (Gupta and Post- Gupta Periods )
    Buddha is shown. 3 shatras on top
  3. milk maid
  4. Usually blue and holds a cloud, in love with Radha
  5. 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.
  1. a
  2. b Who is Radha?
  3. c Who is Krishna?
  4. d
  5. e

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  1. 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.


  2. 1-19 Vishnu Temple, Deogarh, India, early sixth century
    One of the first masonry Hindu temples,


  3. 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


  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. 1-11 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.