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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  January 2, 2018 (Tue) - February 12, 2018 (Mon)

  
Winged Figure (detail), Miran, ChinaOtani 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:
Fragment of Worshipper, Karasahr, ChinaOtani collection, Tang dynasty, 8th–9th century
Winged Figure, Miran, ChinaOtani collection, 3rd–4th century