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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Toyokan Room 3  December 10, 2013 (Tue) - February 9, 2014 (Sun)

  
Head of Bodhisattva, China, 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 Bodhisattva, China, 7th - 8th century, Otani collection
Kneeling Bodhisattva with a Bowl of Offerings, Bezeklik Grottoes, China, Gaochang Uighur period, 10th - 11th century, Otani collection
Bodhisattva, Kizil Grottoes, China, Tang dynasty, 7th century, Otani collection