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Terracotta Warriors made for Emperor Qin Shi Huang

Exhibited in Xian, China

c. 210 BCE

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Kneeling Archer

China

c. 210 BCE

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Mongolian Ponies, Calvary Horses,

Terracotta

c. 210 BCE

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Characteristics of Terracotta Warriors made for Emperor Qin Shi Huang

•Naturalism

•Individualism

•Specificity

•Energy; Dynamism

•Artistry

•Enormous scope of the project

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Haniwas

terracotta

 5-6th century CE

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Ise

first built in 690 CE

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Yakshi, bracket figure,

India

 stone

mid-1st century BCE

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Shiva as Lord of the Dance

India
bronze

1000 CE

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Teaching Buddha

(Preaching the First Sermon in the Deer Park)

India

sandstone

5th century CE

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Great Stupa at Sanchi

3rd century BCE/150 BCE

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Borobudur

Java

835-60 CE

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HOW IS THE BUDDHA  REPRESENTED?

* Elongated ear lobes

* Downcast eyes

*Urna—Tuft of hair, central eye

*Lotus blossom/throne

* Meditation Mudra

* Ushnisa—wisdom bump of hair

* Position of feet

* Signs of an ascetic—bare feet, no elaborate clothing

* Wheel of Dharma on soles of feet