Musicians, Cave No. 33, Bezeklik Caves, China, Gaochang Uyghur period, 10th–11th century
Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 3
September 26, 2023 (Tue) - November 12, 2023 (Sun)
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.
|Highlight||Buddhist Reliquary||Reportedly found in Subashi, China, Ōtani collection||6th–7th century||TC-557|
|Highlight||Head of a Buddha||Khotan, China, Ōtani collection||3rd-4th century||TC-456|
|Highlight||Musicians||Cave No. 33, Bezeklik Caves, China, Ōtani collection||Gaochang Uyghur period, 10th–11th century||TC-554|