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nov 1, 400 BC - Buddha

Description:

Cut rock with plaster and polychrome paint
Bamiyan Afghanistan; Gandharan
rock with plaster and polychrome paint
-carved into the cliff facing the Bamiyan Valley
-larger was 175 ft(west), smaller 120 ft(east)
-carved into niches of the cliff side, had metal, color, and gems, metal and other materials, not just copper
Function:
-carved in the round -worshippers able to circumambulate
-Used for buddhist worship

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Date:

nov 1, 400 BC
Now
~ 2421 years ago

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