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Art of the Western Regions

"Art of the Western Regions"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3  September 14, 2021 (Tue) - October 31, 2021 (Sun)

  
Reliquary, Reportedly from Subashi, China, Ōtani collection, 6th–7th century

This room mainly features artifacts discovered at Silk Road sites by the Japanese Ōtani expeditions at the start of the 20th century. Works are exhibited on rotation and illustrate the wide range of art and religious objects found in the diverse cultures along the Silk Road.

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_RECOMMEND Two Bodhisattvas Mogao Caves in Dunhuang, China, Pelliot collection Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdons period–Northern Song dynasty, 10th century Acquired through exchange with the Guimet Museum, TA-160
_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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