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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  August 20, 2013 (Tue) - October 14, 2013 (Mon)

  
Head of Demon, Tang dynasty, 7th - 8th century, Otani collection

This part introduces art of the Western Regions (Central Asia) from about the 1st to the 10th century, with a focus on Buddhist art. The highlight of this part is the rich variety of works with high artistic and historical significance.
Current exhibit includes:
Head of Demon, Tang dynasty, 7th - 8th century, Otani collection
Tablet in TokharianB Characters, 6th - 7th century, Otani collection
Epitaph on Square Tile, Dated 589, Otani collection
Head of Bodhisattva, 7th - 8th century, Otani collection
Head of Buddha, Tang dynasty, 7th century, Otani collection

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