What are the three aspects of the Hindu god Shiva? How are these aspects represented in the Shiva
Nataraja (Lord of the Dance)?
The three aspects of the Hindu god Shiva are creation, preservation and destruction. The circle with fire and
one of the
Arts of the Late Joseon Period (18-19th century)
The Joseon dynasty (1392-1897) was founded with dual claims. With the subjugation of Koryo
(918-1392) to the Mongol rule, the new emerging dynasty was to reclaim Koreas native heritage,
while reaffirming th
Where is the Great Bath located at in Mohenjo Daro? What do we know about the original function of the
Great Bath based on our analysis of its design?
It was surrounded by large buildings identified as granaries or as great halls. It is unlikely tha
How do we identify a Buddha figure (i.e. a Buddha in his human form)? What specific physical
features signify his past royalty? What features indicate that he is an enlightened being?
A Buddha figure usually contain images of a man sitting or standi
Sesshu, "Winter Landscape" (La Plante, Figure 25.7)
Sesson, "Wind and Water"
Sesshu, Winter Landscape
Sesson, Wind and Water
Ryoanji Dry Garden
Read La Plante, Asian Art, pp. 231-244.
The Taj Mahal
Islamic Writing of Gate
Built in the seventeenth century by the Mughal ruler, Shah Jahan, as a mausoleum
for his favorite wife, Mumtaz-I Mahal who died in childbirth, the Taj Mahal is one of the
Prehistoric Era in Korea: Korean Neolithic period, Bronze age, Iron Age
Korean Neolithic Period (6000-1000 BCE)
-Neolithic culture is defined by the presence of fired ceramic vessels
-Population subsisted mainly by hunting, fishing, and gather