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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  December 20, 2016 (Tue) - February 19, 2017 (Sun)

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

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, Otani collection, 7th-8th century
Tablet with Tokharian Characters,
Otani collection, 6th-7th century
Epitaph on Square Tile,
Otani collection, Dated 589
Head of Bodhisattva,
Otani collection, 7th-8th century
Head of Buddha,
Otani collection, 7th century