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Unformatted text preview: Buddhas in cave 248(painted clay),6 th c. dunhuang colorplate 7 Paradise of amida, cave 217 (8 th c.), dunhuang colorplate 8 Northern wei dynasty (386 -55 BCE) This dynasty was founded by non-chinese, the Toba,who lived north of the great wall but had to flee south to escape the Xiongnu(Hunsz) Fig 13.3 (compared to the Buddha from gandhara 2 nd c. CE) Shakyamuni Buddha, 338 CE China, gilded bronze Yungang caves Cave 20 colossal Buddha H. 45 feet N. Wei 460-465 CE Bamiyan, Afghanistan Fig.5.5 Yungang, China Fig.13.4 Figs. 5.4 5.5 13.4 colorplates 7&8 Courseweb: bamiyan Buddha yungang Buddha yungang grotto...
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