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jul 25, 200 - 192. Great Stupa at Sanchi

Description:

300 BCE-100 CE
Stone masonry, sandstone on dome
Madhya Pradesh, India
Buddhist; Maurya, late Sunga Dynasty

stupa=heap used for burial and serves as a monument, earliest are said to have contained the ashes of buddha, so then the stupa became associated with the body of buddha, king Ashoka was responsible for building several stupas all over india

Added to timeline:

16 Nov 2017
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AP Art History Timeline
By Jewells Escamilla

Date:

jul 25, 200
Now
~ 1819 years ago

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