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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  August 18, 2020 (Tue) - September 27, 2020 (Sun)

  
Reliquary, Reportedly from Subashi, China, Ōtani collection, 6th-7th 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.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 4 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Reliquary Reportedly from Subashi, China, Ōtani collection 6th-7th century TC-557
_MD_EXPLANATION Head of a Buddha Khotan, China, Ōtani collection 3rd-4th century TC-456
_MD_RECOMMEND Musicians Cave 33, Bezeklik Caves, China, Ōtani collection Gaochang Uighur period, 10th-11th century TC-554
_MD_RECOMMEND Winged Figure Miran, China, Ōtani collection 3rd-4th century TC-556
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