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Emperor Shih Huang Ti
Chinese emperor noted for 2 monumental projects: he began construction on the Great Wall of China and his great underground Tomb, discovered in 1974, with hundreds of terra-cotta statues of army
Constructed in early 15th century (1407-1420) in the Ming dynasty. Only Chinese emperors and their officials were allowed into it. Yellow, the symbol of the Chinese royal family is the dominate color in Forbidden City-used for tile, decorations, even road bricks
an after-life in which reincarnation ends and teh soul is absorbed into the supreme spirit also known as "Samsara"
Japanese style woodblock prints of the Edo period depicting genre scenes usually featuring the urban life of the bourgeoisies with meticulous details of clothing
a circle of hair, usually symbolized as a dot, between the eyebrows of a Hindu or a Buddhist figure
cranial bump- or stylized protuberance from Buddha's forehead, symbolizing superhuman consciousness
a Japanese style of painting that uses only Japanese themes, has strong diagonal lines and with very little individuality of the facial features
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