2 Study Guide 1 India

2 Study Guide 1 India - King Ashoka (ca. 269-232 b.c.)...

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VIS 21B Arts of Asia Winter 2011 1 PART I: INDIAN ART PRE-BUDDHIST AND BUDDHIST INDIA I. Indus Valley Civilization ca. 2500-1500 b.c. Mohenjo Daro Harappa *seals, steatite, Lee 7-8 *Bust of a Man , steatite, possibly a priest, Lee 3 *Male Torso , stone, Lee 4 *Young Woman , copper, Lee 5 II. Indo-Aryan Civilization terms: Vedas Upanishads Brahman Atman Karma Gods of Hinduism: Shiva: ascetic yogi who meditates in isolation on Mt. Kailasa Ganesha Vishnu: cosmic king who dwells in his palace at Vaikuntha Rama Krishna Kali Durga Sakyamuni Buddha, ca. 563-483 b.c., native of Magadha in the Ganges River Valley Mahavira, ca. 599-527 b.c. founder of Jainism III. The Mauryan Dynasty (ca.300-185 B.C.E.) Pataliputra (modern Patna), for plan see Huntington 4.1 Chandragupta Maurya
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Unformatted text preview: King Ashoka (ca. 269-232 b.c.) Pillars, sandstone Lion Capital Sarnath, ca. 274-237 b.c., Lee 105 Bull Bihar, ca. 274-237 b.c., Lee 106 Chauri Bearer from Didarganj near Patna, sandstone, ca. 3rd c. b.c. Lee 109 *Lomas Rishi cave in the Barabar Hills, near Patna, 3rd. ca. b.c. IV. The Shunga Period (ca. 185-72 B.C.E) stupa (tumulus) vedika (railing) jataka (previous life of Sakyamuni) Chaitya hall Bhaja, ca. 1st century b.c, Lee 111 Vihara reliefs of Surya and Indra, Lee 112 Bharhut vedika, from eastern Madhya Pradesh, early 1st century b.c., Lee 113 Maya's Dream , Lee 114 * The Jataka of the Golden Deer Chulakoka Yakshi , Lee 115 Yaksha , from near Mathura, first century b.c., Lee 107...
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