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Buddhist Art of Gandhara : In the Ashmolean Museum
by David Jongeward




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- Featuring many Gandharan objects never published before, and featuring all new photography, this is the complete catalog of the Ashmolean's Buddhist sculpture collection and related art of the historic Gandhara regionBuddhist Art of Gandhara is a scholarly catalog of the Ashmolean Museum's important but still largely unpublished holdings of the Buddhist sculpture and related art of the historic Gandhara region (modern North West Pakistan / East Afghanistan) in the early centuries AD (c. 0-600 AD). This region was a major center of Buddhist culture and facilitated the transmission of Buddhism and its art from India via the Silk Road to Central Asia, China and the Far East. The book contains introductory essays, with additional illustrations, suitable for the general reader as well as the specialist.

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- Featuring many Gandharan objects never published before, and featuring all new photography, this is the complete catalog of the Ashmolean's Buddhist sculpture collection and related art of the historic Gandhara regionBuddhist Art of Gandhara is a scholarly catalog of the Ashmolean Museum's important but still largely unpublished holdings of the Buddhist sculpture and related art of the historic Gandhara region (modern North West Pakistan / East Afghanistan) in the early centuries AD (c. 0-600 AD). This region was a major center of Buddhist culture and facilitated the transmission of Buddhism and its art from India via the Silk Road to Central Asia, China and the Far East. The book contains introductory essays, with additional illustrations, suitable for the general reader as well as the specialist.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781910807224
  • ISBN-10: 1910807222
  • Publisher: Ashmolean Museum
  • Publish Date: May 2019
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds


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