Chapter 3
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Early Asian Art
 
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  Bodhisattva, detail of Cave 1 wall painting, Ajanta, India. 475 CE   Figure of Shiva, Lord of Dance, 600 A.D. Elephanta.   Figure of Shiva, Lord of Dance, 600 A.D. Elephanta.   Figure of Shiva, Lord of Dance, 600 A.D. Elephanta.   Figure of Shiva, Lord of Dance, 600 A.D. Elephanta.  
                     
                     
           
                     
  Cave-Temple of Shiva at Elephanta, India. Mid-6th century CE   Eternal Shiva, rock-cut relief in the Cave-Temple of Shiva. Mid-6th century CE  
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  Map of the Silk Road   Fang Ding, Shang dynasty. Bronze, 12th century BCE  
                     
                     
           
                     
  Soldiers, from the mausoleum of the first emperor of Qin. Earthenware, lifesize, 210 BCE, Qin Dynasty   Detail from a rubbing of a relief in the Wu family shrine, Shandong. Stone, 151 CE  

Seated Buddha, Shanxi. Stone, 460 CE, N. Wei Dynasty

  Camel Carrying a Group of Musicians, Shanxi. Earthenware with 3-color glaze, mid-8th century CE, Tang Dynasty   Nanchan Temple, Shanxi, 782 CE  
                     
           
           
                     
  Map of Japan   Inner shrine, Ise, 1st century CE, rebuilt 1993   Great Wild Goose Pagoda at Ci'en Temple, Xi'an, Shanxi, first erected 645 CE, rebuilt mid-8th century CE   Elements of Architecture: Pagodas   Haniva Warrior in Armor, clay. Kofun Period, 6th century  
                     
           
           
                     
  Haniva Deer Head, earthware. Kofun Period, 3rd century   Main compound, Horyu-ji, 7th century CE, Asuka Period   Main compound, Horyu-ji   Hungry Tigress Jataka, panel of the Tamamushi Shrine, Horyu-ji. Lacquer on wood, 7th century CE, Asuka Period   Tamamushi Shrine, Asuka Period  
                     
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