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By Hugo. MUNSTERBERG

The humanities of the lndian subcontinent and of these surrounding lands that fell less than its inventive impression are center given an unmatched pictorial therapy. the sumptuous illustrations and informative textual content of this e-book hold the tale from the earliest facts of civilization at such websites as Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa within the 3rd millennium b.c. to the beautiful items of the Rajput and Pahari colleges of miniature portray of a couple of hundred years in the past.

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The humanities of the lndian subcontinent and of these surrounding lands that fell below its inventive effect are center given an unequalled pictorial remedy. the sumptuous illustrations and informative textual content of this ebook hold the tale from the earliest facts of civilization at such websites as Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa within the 3rd millennium b.

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D. Indian Museum, Calcutta The emphasis upon sensual beauty is by no means restricted to sculptures, some of them religious, others purely secular in donors 52 at the entrances to the great may be found in many Mathura For example, the representations of couples in the genre scenes show this same the yakshis but character. cave temples as well as the Donors, from entrance of cave temple, Karli, Bombay Mathura School, State. first Sandstone. d. accent on the beauty of the female form rendered with a wonderful feeling for the softness and sensuousness and of female flesh.

First Sandstone. d. accent on the beauty of the female form rendered with a wonderful feeling for the softness and sensuousness and of female flesh. Ornamented only with a girdle and jewels, these women display the curves of their bodies the swelling globes of their breasts with an unselfconsciousness and a natural grace which is beautiful indeed. 53 Stupa vati. relief, from Amara- Marble, height 48". d. The Metropolitan Museum City of Art, New York Relief showing Great Departure and Temptation 3 of Buddha.

Schist, height 20". d. Boney from ancient times had been used as a royal the symbol and was considered most powerful of all beasts. In Buddhist art two lions are usually shown flanking the Buddha's throne, symbolizing his kingly position as ruler among men and at the same emblem of the time serving as the Sakya clan to which the historical Buddha belonged. , •4 Buddha stele, from Katra. Archaeological Museum, Mathura Head of Buddha. d. Art Institute of Chicago While the Greco-Buddhist school of Kushan cities of Peshawar and Taxila in art flourished in the North-West Frontier region around the present-day Pakistan, another school of sculpture more closely related to the native Indian tradition developed in India proper, at Mathura, not far been considerable debate Buddha image, among from Delhi scholars as to which of these schools in northern India.

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