Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 11
June 18, 2019 (Tue) - September 23, 2019 (Mon)
The Four Great Temples of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) are Okadera, Murouji, Hasedera and Abe Monjuin. These temples were built between the 7th and 8th century, shortly after Buddhism was introduced and began to thrive there. The Buddhist sculptures displayed here were borrowed from the Four Great Temples. They are not only excellently sculpted images, but also provide a fascinating glimpse into early developments in the Buddhist culture of the Four Great Temples of Yamato.
|Important Cultural Property||Shaka Entering Nirvana (Sakyamuni)||Kamakura period, 13th century||Lent by Okadera, Nara|