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Calligraphy: Ancient India and Japanese Sutras, Textiles: Banner and Banner legs

"Calligraphy: Ancient India and Japanese Sutras, Textiles: Banner and Banner legs"

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures Room 6  June 6, 2017 (Tue) - July 9, 2017 (Sun)

  
Shoman-gyo (Lion's Roar of Queen Srimala Sutra) (detail), Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)

Includes:
Calligraphy:
Heart Sutra and Usnisa Vijaya Dharani Sutra in Sanskrit, Late Gupta dynasty, 7th–8th century (Important Cultural Property)
Shoman-gyo (Lion's Roar of Queen Srimala Sutra),
Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)

Textiles:
Fragments of Ban (Buddhist Ritual Banner): "Banner Legs", With paired dragons and double bead roundels design, Asuka–Nara period, 7th–8th century