Topic 1 - Bronze Age
Bronze Age Southeast Asia: ca. 1000BC-AD200
*Dong Son culture (Vietnam, but spread
throughout Southeast Asia)
*Ban Chiang culture (Northeastern Thailand but
spread to modern-day Laos and Cambodia)
*Indonesia (indigenous production)
Topic 3 Myanmar (Burma):
Sri Kshetra (Pyu speaking people)
Pagan (Burmese speaking people)
Schwedagon (stupa in Rangoon, Yangon)
Pat Young and guide at Sri Keshetra
Bawbawgyi Stupa, Sri Ksetra
Bawbawgui Stupa, Sri Kshetra
Bawbawgui Stupa, Sri Ksh
*Sambor Prei Kuk (7th c. CE)
*Angkor Wat (12th c. CE)
*the Bayon (12th-13th c. CE)
King Indravarman (r. 877)
Preah Ko (ca. 880)
Bakong (dedicated 881)
King Suryavarman II (r. 1st half 12th c.)
King Jayavarman VII (late
*To whom does art belong? Is there something
special about art, or is it like any other
*What right does a government have to do what it
wants with art within its national borders?
*What role do museums play in society? Does the
art they have b
Topic #5 Java
*Chandi Mendut - 8th-9th c.
*Borobudur - 8th-9th c.
*Loro Jonggrang - 9th-10th c.
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Topic 5: If you were a religious pilgrim traveling in Java, what monument(s) would you
visit, and why?
South & Southeast
Asian Art in the
Paper # 4: Art from Southeast Asia is displayed in
many museums, including LACMA. What should
be the goals of the exhibition of the art?
*Should SEA art be displayed in museums? With what goals?
*Should SEA art be
Art History 28: Arts of Africa
In the Fowler Museum at the University of California Los Angeles, resides an
Egungun Headdress. This piece of art dates back to the 19th and 20th centuries and is