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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  February 21, 2017 (Tue) - April 16, 2017 (Sun)

Winged Angel (detail), Otani collection, 3rd - 4th 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:
Jivajivak (Legendary bird), Otani collection, 5th century
Warrior Tomb Figure,
Otani collection, Tang dynasty, 8th century
Winged Angel,
Otani collection, 3rd - 4th century

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