Chapter 3
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Early Asian Art
 
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Historical Map of Asia
  Map of the Indian Subcontinent   Seal Impressions, from the Indus Valley civilization. Steatite, 2500-1500 BCE   Lion capital, India. Polished sandstone, 250 BCE   Great Stupa, Sanchi, India. Founded 3rd century BCE  
                     
           
           
                     
  Great Stupa, plan   North Torana of the Great Stupa. Stone   North Torana of the Great Stupa, detail   North Torana, detai   Standing Buddha, from Gandhara (Pakistan). Shist, 2nd-3rd century CE  
                     
           
           
                     
  Buddha and Attendants, India. Red sandstone, 1st-early 2nd century CE   Siddhartha in the Palace, detail of a relief, India. Limestone, 3rd century CE   View of the Ajanta Caves, 2nd century B.C.E-8th century A.D.   View of the Ajanta Caves, 2nd century B.C.E-8th century A.D.   View of the Ajanta Caves, 2nd century B.C.E-8th century A.D.  
                     
           
                     
  View of the Ajanta Caves, 2nd century B.C.E-8th century A.D.   Parinirvana of Buddha, Cave 26, 6th century A.D.   Parinirvana of Buddha, Cave 26, 6th century A.D.   Parinirvana of Buddha, Cave 26, 6th century A.D.   Parinirvana of Buddha, Cave 26, 6th century A.D.  
                     
           
                     
  Facade of Cave 26.    Interior of Cave 26.   Interior of Cave 26.   Interior of Cave 26.   View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora  
                     
           
                     
  View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora   View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora   View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora   View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora   View of Kailash Temple, 757-83 A.D. Ellora  
                     
                     
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