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apr 3, 800 - Borobudur Temple

Description:

750-842 CE
Volcanic-stone masonry
Sailendra Dynasty
Central Java, Indonesia
• Massive Buddhist monument contains 504 life size Buddhas, 1460 narrative relief sculptures, on 1300 panels 8200ft long; there are 1500 stupas and one million carved blocks of stone
• Iconographically complex and intricate, many levels of meaning, may reflect Buddhist cosmology
• Circumambulated on each terrace, 6 concentric square terraces topped by three circular tiers with a great stupa at the summit
• Pyramidal in for, aligned with four cardinal points of the compass

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

apr 3, 800
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~ 1219 years ago

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