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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Toyokan Room 3  November 6, 2018 (Tue) - December 16, 2018 (Sun)

  
Standing Bodhisattva with a Parasol (detail), Bezeklik Caves, China, Otani collection, Gaochang Uighur period, 10th–11th 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:
Standing Bodhisattva with a Parasol, Bezeklik Caves, China, Otani collection, Gaochang Uighur period, 10th–11th century