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aug 25, 800 - Buddha

Description:

400-800 CE
Cut rock with plaster and polychrome paint
Bamiyan Afghanistan; Gandharan

Before their destruction, they were considered to be the largest Buddha in the world

Bamiyan is strategically located along the Silk Route. This was a series of trade routes that connected the East to the West; carrying both materials and ideas.
Area around the feel and head were carved in the round so that worshippers could circumambulate.

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23 Jan 2018
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Date:

aug 25, 800
Now
~ 1219 years ago

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