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Chinese Standing Bodhisattva


James Blake Wiener
published on 02 December 2018
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This standing bodhisattva made of Sandstone comes from Cave 14 from the renown temples of Tianlongshan in China's Shanxi province. The influence from Greco-Roman art as well as South Asian art is palpable. It was made during the Tang Dynasty around the year 700 CE. (Museum Rietberg, Z├╝rich).

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Chinese Standing Bodhisattva." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 02, 2018.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Chinese Standing Bodhisattva." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Dec 2018. Web. 14 Apr 2021.

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